Day: October 17, 2016

Policy Memo: Advocating for appropriate financial solutions for saving groups to cope with emergencies

By Esselina Macome Policy Advisor, FSDMoç (Financial Sector Deepening Moçambique) Professor, Eduardo Mondlane University Executive Summary Mozambique has made a significant progress toward developing and strengthening the financial sector through the implementation of a comprehensive Financial Sector reform program. However, the majority of the population and businesses still do not have access to financial services – especially in rural areas where the majority of the population resides (BM, 2015). The main objective of the Mozambique Financial Sector Development Strategy 2013 – 2022 is to improve the lives of all Mozambicans. More precisely to