The Resource In Their Own Hands, Ashe, Jeffrey

In Their Own Hands, Ashe, Jeffrey

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In Their Own Hands
Title
In Their Own Hands
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Ashe, Jeffrey
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can't reach them; savings groups can. In savings groups, members save what they can in a communal pot and loan their growing fund to each other for their short-term needs. Jeffrey Ashe and Kyla Neilan illustrate how these savings groups form and function and how little "outside" support is actually required for their success. Drawing on decades of Ashe's personal experience, this book describes how he developed Saving for Change, which leveraged the wisdom and strength of group members to train and establish new groups. This model has impacted the lives of 680,000 people across five countries. Savings groups are a "catalytic innovation" that bypasses subsidies, dependency, and high costs while effectively reducing chronic hunger, building assets, and empowering the community. Today, saving groups have 9 million members around the globe-with minimal support, membership could grow to ten times this number
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Ashe, Jeffrey
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  • Neilan, Kyla
  • Lappé, Frances
  • O'Reilly Media Company
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In Their Own Hands, Ashe, Jeffrey
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https://databases.mvlc.org/connect/oreilly?ID=9781626562202
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
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online
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Made available through: O'Reilly Media Company.
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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(CaSebORM)9781626562202
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In Their Own Hands, Ashe, Jeffrey
Link
https://databases.mvlc.org/connect/oreilly?ID=9781626562202
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
Form of item
online
Issuing body
Made available through: O'Reilly Media Company.
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(CaSebORM)9781626562202
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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