Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/67370
Authors: 
Chirino, José Boza
Zabaleta, José Ignacio
Year of Publication: 
2012
Citation: 
[Journal:] Atlantic Review of Economics [ISSN:] 2174-3835 [Publisher:] Colegio de Economistas [Place:] La Coruña [Volume:] 1 [Year:] 2012
Abstract (Translated): 
People who do not have access to the financial system also saved. In this work we explain the most commonly used forms of savings who have no access to formal banking. As we shall see, the form of savings varies from one culture to another, from one country to another and from one circumstance to another. Currently, global emerging micro-savings or savings of small amounts of money in microfinance institutions (MFIs), these institutions, and most were born like NGOs specialized in the provision of microcredit. Among the objectives of the study is to figure out whether, from a financial standpoint, the savings of poor people are at different risks depending on the MFIs in which they conduct their deposits.
Subjects: 
microsavings
microfinance institutions
JEL: 
O1
Document Type: 
Article

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