Graham Seel

Aug 9, 2019 by Graham Seel

Beyond Savings Groups

World Renew works with local partners, often churches or church groups. Training and facilitation are provided, and sometimes funding for the cost of getting groups started. Graham Seel, a World Renew volunteer, has been exploring whether VSLA groups can link to other financial institutions to make them even more effective in improving community livelihoods. Not surprisingly, with 30+ years in banking, he feels that banks can really help – if they want to!

Aug 11, 2018 by Graham Seel

Linking Savings Groups to Banks Can Improve Member Retention

Successful Savings Groups (SGs) often run into a problem after the first couple of years. Some members who have grown small businesses, or who want to save for the long term...