Annual Reports:



Reports on SaveAct’s impact:

  • A qualitative assessment of SaveAct’s work “Signs of Impact #1” produced in June 2009 by independent research specialists at the School of Psychology at UKZN reflects encouraging signs of impact. Download the report here. (Size 419KB).
  • Research by postgraduate student Alve Högman from the Department of Economics at Uppsala University Sweden confirms that SaveAct’s model has made a substantial difference to “consumption smoothing” among poor rural members and that SCGs are playing an increasingly important role in livelihood security. Read the thesis, Microsavings Effects on Consumption smoothing, here (PDF 926 KB).

A selection of videos depicting aspects of SaveAct’s work

  • SaveAct supports 10 savings groups in Namaqualand, Northern Cape. Watch a video about how they operate and how belonging to a savings group helped a farmer cope with drought.
  • Watch a video about SaveAct commissioned by our funding partner, the Vesper Society.
  • Mrs Ellen Moloi from Obonjaneni, Bergville, who spoke at the first KZN Financial Literacy Conference held in Pietermaritzburg in July 2012. For a written transcript of Mrs Moloi’s presentation, click here. For the video clip, click here.


FAIR videos from South Africa: working with hybrid models of development