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CRS celebrates one million savings group members

Celebration lunch hosted by CRS President and CEO,
Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo

When: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Time: 12:30-2:00 PM

Where: The SEEP Annual Conference

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel (formerly Sheraton National)

Commonwealth South Conference Hall

900 South Orme Street

Arlington, VA 22204

RSVP: Please register here

Since 2006, CRS has been promoting self-managed Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) for poor and vulnerable populations. Outreach has now exceeded 1 million members worldwide. In celebration, CRS is hosting a special session during the SEEP 2012 Annual Conference to highlight the innovations and learning that have emerged over the last 6 years.

Questions? Contact Wendy-Ann Rowe at

CRS’ evidence based research publications on agent earning, agent productivity, group performance, and poverty outreach will be available in hard copy at the event, or in advance via these links:

An Analysis of Agent Earnings in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups
Agent Productivity in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups
Group Performance in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups
Poverty Outreach in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups
An Evaluation of Household Impact Among Fee-for-Service Savings Groups

Read the press release.
Learn more about CRS microfinance programming.

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