Financial Innovation and Donor Intervention in Africa: The Village Savings and Credit Associations (VISACAs) in the Gambia
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Publisher:Ohio State University. Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Series/Report no.:Ohio State University. Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. ESO (Economics and Sociology Occasional Paper). No. 2067
This paper documents the unusual performance of the Village Savings and Credit Association (VISACAs) in The Gambia. Important organizational and operational technologies are highlighted in successfully supplying a range of financial services to their members. The important issue of the appropriate type of donor intervention is also explored.
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