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Saving for a very dry day

The contribution of self-help groups to building resilience in East Africa

2017 Available in English

Women return home with water after visiting a borehole in South Sudan.

Women return home with water after visiting a borehole in South Sudan. Photo: Tom Price/Tearfund

Tearfund commissioned six research studies to assess the impact of SHG programming on people living in poverty in the Horn of Africa. This is a summary of these six research reports, focusing on recurring themes and bringing out key learning points relevant to all organisations supporting – or seeking to support – SHG programmes.

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