PFIP to promote saving clubs

May 30, 2014

Pacific Financial Inclusive Program (PFIP) this year will work in partnership with non-government organisation (NGO) in Solomon Islands to (NGO) to promote women’s saving clubs.

In a statement to, the organisation said, it will work closely with all NGOs to encourage and promotes women’s savings clubs.

 The statement said, PFIP want to take service this year to provinces to improve savings access to women’s in rural areas.

“PIP we are calling for proposals from local NGOs like Live & Learn and World Vision to promote new savings clubs and also strengthen existing ones.

“We will be working closely with them to take this service to the provinces and improve savings access to women. As part of this support, there will be training programs organise for women in rural areas,” the statement said.

Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) is a Pacific-wide programme funded by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and operates from the UNDP Pacific Centre.

 PFIP is helping provide sustainable financial services to 80% of Pacific islanders mainly rural people and low income earners, who have limited access to banking services and are consequently unable to achieve their full economic potential or attain a productive and dignified living.

By DENVER NEWTER