Inclusive Commitment Savings in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Mar 2014
The ProSavings Program, led by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank, promotes the development of business strategies that offer liquid and commitment savings products and services targeted to low-income recipients of social protection payments in Latin America and the Caribbean. ProSavings relies on the experience and funding from the Inter-American Development Bank, the Citi Foundation, the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

This series titled Inclusive Savings in Latin America and the Caribbean, consolidates the results and findings of a research effort led by consultant Xavier Martin from November 2012 to August 2013. The ProSavings Program wishes to thank all the organizations that participated in the survey and shared their views. It also extends a very special recognition to the following entities for their time and availability during field visits to conduct indepth interviews: Banco Nacional de Panama, Banca Comunitaria Banesco, Bancamia, Bansefi, Banco Azteca, Caja de Ahorros de Panama, Cooperativa de Ahorro y Credito Cosechando Juntos lo Sembrado, Cooperativa Confiar, Cooperativa Cotrafa, Cooperativa Coogranada, Cooperativa Financiera de Antioquia, Financiera Comultrasan, First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union, and Scotiabank Jamaica.