Tanzania

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24 May 2016
This report examines how smallholder families in Tanzania manage their income and expenses, along with the challenges they face that often lead to financial instability. These findings are based on a nationally representative survey of smallholder households conducted in 2015.
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English (118 pages)
26 February 2016
While there has been renewed appreciation for how reaching smallholder households could drive financial inclusion, little is known about this unique, yet massive client group.
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English (15 pages) | Portuguese (21 pages)

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