Next webinar

The importance of digital tools for savings groups during COVID19

When: 14th May 9.30am Addis Time (UTC+3)

Who: Hosted by Jamiii.one. The webinar is open for anyone to participate but especially relevant to NGOs and institutions working with savings groups

Where: Webinar on Zoom (once signed up, link will be send prior to the event)

Jamii.one webinar

Jamii.one hosts a series of webinars with focus on knowledge & information sharing about Savings Groups, Technology and how to  proceed with supporting Savings groups during COVID-19. Below you can find summaries and material from the previous webinars

Previous webinars

14. maj 2019: The importane of digital tools for savings groups during COVID-19

Digital savings groups can maintain transparency of group activities even if groups cannot meet up. Digitalisation also allows NGOs to follow how savings groups are doing when agents cannot visit them. Learn about the opportunities and challenges of digitalisation for savings groups and hear first hand experiences with the use of the Jamii app from savings groups in Ethiopia in this webinar

Takeaways:

  • Jamii’s educational resources on prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and guidelines on safe meeting was timely and have been useful for the NGOs to provide guidance to the Saving Groups under them. ​
  • Provide the groups guidance, do not dictate, the groups will decide for themselves​
  • Provide customized solution based on Saving Group’s Type (VSLA, SHG, SILC) and the location of the saving group

30. april 2019: Knowledge sharing on savings groups during COVID-19

Are you curious on how other NGOs are dealing with COVID-19? What guidelines are available? Or why savings groups are important for their members in a time of COVID-19, and how NGOs best support them through this time? What is the role of technology now and how can savings groups continue to digitalise?

Takeaways:

  • Jamii’s educational resources on prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and guidelines on safe meeting was timely and have been useful for the NGOs to provide guidance to the Saving Groups under them. ​
  • Provide the groups guidance, do not dictate, the groups will decide for themselves​
  • Provide customized solution based on Saving Group’s Type (VSLA, SHG, SILC) and the location of the saving group