SACCOs can boost financial Inclusion

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There is optimism  that   as  savings and credit cooperatives-SACCOs continue to register   positive  outlook  in regard to savings and  access to credit  by rural folks, creation of  a  SACCO  cooperative Bank would  bolster the  inclusion efforts. The  savings and credit cooperatives registered  a positive outlook in  mobilizing  savings that  grew to  Rwf 36.7 billion  by December  last year up from  Rwf 6.3 billion in the same period  under review in  2010. With this  growth,  experts  believe that  establishment of  the  cooperative   bank would  increase  liquidity to Saccos  thus boost    inclusion as well  as access to credit  mainly in  rural  areas. “In the future the establishment of a SACCO Cooperative Bank will play a critical role…

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Kirehe to launch special savings week

Kirehe to launch special savings week

To entrench a savings culture among Rwandans, a special savings week under the theme “Save today and secure your future” is to launched in Kirehe district dedicated towards reminding and educating citizens on the importance of saving. According to Jean de Dieu Tihabyona, the vice mayor for finance and economic development, the special savings week will involve several initiatives including awareness campaigns talk shows interviews with stakeholders and the public among others. The campaign is scheduled to take place between on October 25-31. He added that financial institutions should play an important role by educating target groups about the services and the products they offer. “You need to prove your competence and lure them to…

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Kirehe: Icyumweru cyahariwe kwizigamira kirasigira abaturage ubumenyi mu gukorana n’ibigo by’imari

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Kuva Tariki 25 kugeza 31, ukwakire 2014 ni icyumweru mpuzamahanga cyahariwe kwizigamira. Mu karere ka kirehe  ibigo by’imari n’amakoperative barasabwa kwegera abaturage bakabakangurira kuzigama mu rwego rwo kuzamura ubukungu bw’abaturage n’ubw’igihugu.   Mu nama yo gutegura icyo cyumweru umuyobozi w’akarere wungirije ushinzwe ubukungu yasabye abashinzwe ibigo by’imari n’amakoperative gukora ibishoboka byose iki cyumweru kikarangira buri muturage utuye mu karere ka Kirehe afite konti mu bigo by’imari ikindi kandi ajijukiwe n’uburyo bwo kwizigamira. Yakomeje avuga ko imikorere myiza y’amakoperative n’ibigo by’imari ituma abantu babigana. Yagize ati“iyo ibigo by’imari bidakora neza nta kwizigama abakiriya bagira kuko ibyo bigo biba bitizewe buri muturage bakagira impungenge zo kubitsamo amafaranga yabo niyo mpamvu ibigo bimwe na bimwe by’imari iciriritse mu…

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MFIs eyes children savings to boost savings culture

MFIs eyes children savings to boost savings culture

There is optimism that   promoting children savings would spur a culture of savings thus  translating into financial inclusion, a  milestone the country is  looking at  to  leapfrog its economy  in  middle income  status. This means that encouraging children to join formal banking systems will help the children to grow with the culture of savings, something that gives a stronger financial backbone the economy. “When  we are teaching our  children  discipline , we should always include the financial  discipline  which will help  them grow into  responsible  citizens,” said Rita Ngarambe, Executive Secretary  of Association of Microfinance institutions  in Rwanda-AMIR Encouraging savings at a tender age on the other hand helps the financial institutions to have enough…

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Kwizigamira si ugusagura ahubwo ni ukwizirika umukanda – Sembagare

Kwizigamira si ugusagura ahubwo ni ukwizirika umukanda – Sembagare

Umuyobozi w’akarere ka Burera, Sembagare Samuel, asaba abaturage bo muri ako karere cyane cyane urubyiruko kugira umuco wo kwizigamira kuko bizabagoboka mu gihe bazaba bageze mu bihe bikomeye cyangwa se bageze mu za bukuru. Sembagare asaba ibi abanyaburera mu gihe hari bamwe batazi kwizigamira icyo ari cyo kuburyo usanga hari abarya amafaranga yose bakoreye ntihagire na make babitsa mu bigo by’imari. Umuyobozi w’akarere ka Burera avuga ko kwizigamira bigomba kuba umuco ku banyaburera bose ngo kuko kuba hari ibihugu byateye imbere ari uko bifite abaturage basobanukiwe n’icyo kwizigamira ari cyo. Agira ati “Kwizigamira no kwiteganyiriza si ukuba uhaze. Ntabwo uzigama aba asaguye. Iyo urebye mu bihugu byateye imbere umuco wo kuzigama n’abana barawubatoza, no mu…

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Rulindo: inyungu zakwa ku nguzanyo bituma bamwe batagana ibigo by’imari

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Bamwe mu baturage bo mu karere ka Rulindo bavuga ko kuba batagana ibigo by’imari n’amabanki, ngo ahanini biterwa n’uko usanga ibigo by’imari bibaka inyungu nyinshi, mu gihe baba babonye inyungu nke ku byo bakora. Abo baturage bakaba bavuga ko niba hari uburyo ubuyobozi bw’akarere bwaganira na ba nyiri ibi bigo by’imari bakajya baka inyungu ku baturage bagereranije n’uburyo umuturage yungutse byabafasha kandi nabo bakabasha kugana ibigo by’imari ari benshi. Abakunze kuvugwaho gutinya kugana ibigo by’imari n’amabanki ni abagore,aho ngo usanga umubare w’abagore bagana ibigo by’imari muri aka karere,ari muke cyane ugereranije n’umubare w’abagabo baka inguzanyo mu bigo by’imari n’a mabanki. Bamwe mu bagore twaganiriye badutangarije ko batinya kugana ibigo by’imari ngo bahabwe inguzanyo, kubera gutinya…

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