“Many of these women still lack formal financial services. They carry the high risk of hiding their money in their cupboards or under their pillows. Many do pay fees for saving collectors to pick up their 10 cents of saving each day because they live too far from a bank or are too intimidated to go into one. These women lack access to a safe and low-cost financial institution, a household basis for stable growth. All of this needs to change.”
We couldn’t agree more. Check out this great blog post on the Third Billion Campaign. Thanks for your interest and support – we’re excited to keep up the conversation!