Agriculture in Ethiopia is the foundation of the country's economy, accounting for
half of gross ... Agriculture accounts for 46.3 percent of the nation's Gross
domestic Product ... of commo...
Nov 7, 2013 ... If a savings account worked more like owning a cow, poor people might be more
willing to put their money in a bank.
Sep 20, 2014 ... Beyond cows ... Economists would like the world's poorest to save more. That
would help them to pay for big or unexpected expenses, such as school fees or ...
One account, offered by a Kenyan bank, ties up money for at least six ... “People
in poverty often need access to their cash at short notice, whether ...
Oct 5, 2013 ... These expenses are so high that cows are often a poor investment. ... Compared
with money held in savings accounts, cattle are illiquid ... cash from a cow is
harder than taking money from an account. ... a means of saving, the spread of
mobile banking in places like India will ... Uncle Sam offers a little help ...
Improved livestock management and forages have transformed cattle ... Asian
Development Bank (ADB), looked for ways to revitalise the region's livestock
sector. ... a cash reserve into a productive asset, drawing on the successes in
places like ... that switching careers to livestock production will mean he can work
half the ....
'cattle banking' as an alternative innovative financing strategy in Africa with
specific ... Many farmers in the rural areas of Zimbabwe do not have bank
accounts .... and microfinance institutions are mainly urban-based, with a few -
like Postal Office ... can be paid in cash or in the form of additional cows to the
Aug 7, 2013 ... We'd all like to think our hard-earned dollars are going to be used ... in donations
supposedly to help dying children and their families. ... The other 97 cents goes
into the bank accounts of the company's ... Data from this investigation show the
worst charities devote less than four percent to direct cash aid.
We creat 'livestock banks' where a goat or a cow can breed and the livestock can
be passed ... Every year we help more than 55,000 older people to earn a living
by providing ... In other words - owning livestock acts just like owning a bank
account. ... Discover what Age International stands for and how we work Who we
Age International's poverty work, charity helping older people in poverty, ...
families, by helping with age-friendly loans; animal banks; training; and cash
transfers. ... livestock animals like goats and cows is the same as owning a bank
Jul 29, 2016 ... Technology startup Livestock Wealth allows the country's newly ... Cattle were
also like a walking bank. ... Half remain on poor land, often communally held, and
are managed in small ... Sign in or create your Guardian account to join the
discussion. ... How is even more 'remote' interference going to work?