How do VSLAs work?

A summary of VSLA structure, function, and impact

As one of the major income drivers, credit-providing cooperatives formed by our partner households are community-led and owned, built on an accountable governance structure and provide equitable representation to vulnerable groups. From setting foundational goals to making an impact, here’s how Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) work.

Meet Demita

Demita, a grandmother and a farmer, wanted to start her own business but couldn’t figure out how. Training on financial literacy and access to credit through her village¬†cooperative helped her turn her dream into a reality. Read her story.¬†

Drivers of impact

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