Savings Groups Change Lives in Benin
The CRS Savings and Internal Lending Communities program helps members access capital to improve their businesses, homes and education.
Savings Groups Spur Entrepreneurs in Nigeria
With access to financial services a major challenge, CRS’ savings groups enable participants to better manage finances and grow sustainable livelihoods.
Savings-led Microfinance Helps Nigerians Build Business
Access to financial services enables savings group members to increase earnings that in turn fuel more savings and investments.
Microfinance Groups Thrive in Malawi
Savings and Internal Lending Communities help poor families save and build assets.
Uganda Widows Learn Improved Coffee Production
A CRS program helped with agriculture, finances, and hygiene and sanitation to set vulnerable families on the path to prosperity.
Savings and Empowerment Are Keys to Success
CRS' SILC–Saving and Internal Lending Communities program–enables people to break the cycle of poverty.
CRS Microfinance Capacity Statement
During its decades of microfinance practice, CRS has focused on serving the poorest of the poor, primarily women and vulnerable populations living in remote rural communities for whom the cost of accessing financial services is very high. CRS began its microfinance work in 1988 by building the...