ORGUT – SEDIT VICOBA Programme

Funder: Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT)

Partners: District Councils, Orgut Consulting AB

Coverage: Tarime, Musoma, Serengeti, Bunda, Ukerewe, Singida, Hanang', Babati, Mbulu, Karatu, Kiteto Monduli, Simanjiro, Kilindi, Handeni, Korogwe, Muheza, Morogoro, Kilosa, and Kilombero.

Duration: April 2008 - March 2011

Interventions: Promotion of access to financial intermediation and financial literacy for the majority not served rural Tanzanian communities using VICOBA approaches. 2004 VICOBA groups were formed (average 100 per district), raising Tzs. 12 Billion as capital loan funds. The project reached 60,000 direct beneficiaries.