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The gift of independence
When Germany-based political activist Angela Mai was introduced to SaveAct in 2007, the concept of savings and credit groups made ‘huge sense’, resonating with her belief, born of many years in development work, in the importance of giving people greater control over their own lives. She spoke to Sharon Dell about the joy of investing in people.
Round table: developing relevant economic inclusion strategies
SaveAct director Anton Krone was invited to be a “thought leader” at the KZN Economic Round Table Summit held at the ICC in Durban on 24 February 2017. Krone participated in a panel discussing relevant strategies to facilitate economic inclusion in KwaZulu-Natal.
Groups share testimonies at Siyakhula-Sonke celebration
A number of SaveAct-led savings and credit groups had an opportunity to share their inspiring testimonies from the past year during the annual thanksgiving celebration hosted by SaveAct partner organisation Siyakhula Sonke in early December 2016. Despite the rainy weather, there was a definite sense of celebration and achievement at the event held in the Pinetown Methodist Church.