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Empowering Women Through Savings Groups: A study from the Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) Program

Authors: 
Dr. Marie-Katerine Waller
Organizational Authors: 
Catholic Relief Services
Year Published: 
2014

This gender study explores women's participation and leadership in savings groups (SGs) in the context of an integrated five-year USAID-funded Development Food Aid Program (DFAP), entitled Wellness and Agriculture for LIfe Advancement (WALA) in the southern region of Malawi. The study serves to understand to what extent WALA-supported SGs advance women's meaningful empowerment and deeper long-lasting changes to gender power inequalities.

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