Leonard Mutesasira

Posts by Leonard Mutesasira

Lessons from MicroSave’s Action Research Programme 2001 and 2002

This report documents the progress made under the Action Research Programme during 2001 and 2002.

Lessons from MicroSave’s Action Research Programme 2001

This report documents the progress made under the Action Research Programme during 2001.

Lessons from MicroSave’s Action Research Programme 2001

This note documents the progress made under the Action Research programme of MicroSave during 2001. It draws lessons from eight institutions working as Action Research Partner (ARPs) in four countries.

Where There Is No Banker: Financial Systems In Remote Rural Uganda

This paper looks at how poor people manage their money in an environment where there are no semi-formal or formal financial service providers.

It Is Expensive to Be Poor: Losses Suffered by People Saving in Uganda

The paper provides details of the richness and complexity of poor people’s attempts at saving in the informal sector and their successes, failures and losses as they do so.

The Relative Risks to the Savings of Poor People

The study is based on qualitative and quantitative research to assess risks involved in saving informally as compared to saving through institutions in semi-formal and the formal sector in Uganda.

Use and Impact of Savings Services Among Poor People in Zimbabwe: What It Means for Microfinance Institutions

This study outlines the reasons for which poor people save and the methods through which they rely on generally informal mechanisms in Zimbabwe.

Microinsurance: A Case Study Of An Example Of The Mutual Model Of Microinsurance Provision UMASIDA

This study reviews the Mutual Model of health care financing. It presents an overview of the mechanisms and practicalities of the model, satisfaction level of the partners and the market.