Poverty Outreach

When in doubt, triangulate!
By: Ben Allen

In 2016, we at the Expanding Financial Inclusion project had a bit of a moment: our most important poverty measurement tool looked as if it might not be working in Zambia. Since the EFI project has been all about reaching ever poorer people and including them in our savings groups (Savings and Internal Lending Communities […]

How low can we go: Catholic Relief Services poverty outreach in financial inclusion
By: CRS_EFI

How low can we go: Catholic Relief Services poverty outreach in financial inclusion The alternative title here was ‘Persuading the Poor to part with their money’, since, four years ago, CRS set itself a challenge  – to test where the limits lay in enabling poor and very poor people to save.  Of course, many fairly […]