Vendors in SI urged to do savings
Quoting from the Solomon Star newspaper – 15 March 2018
“LIKE most organizations which encourages their members to practise savings for the future, Auki Market Vendors Association in Malaita province is also encouraging women to save money for their future benefit.
“Saving money can help you become financially secure and provide a safety net in case of an emergency.
"Here are a few reasons why we save: Emergency cushion - This could be any number of things: a new roof for your house, out-of-pocket medical expenses, or sudden loss of income."
“President of Auki Market vendors Association (AMVA) saving scheme Janet Ramo at the recent international women day highlighted that saving is the best option for women who usually earn income from their small market activities.
“She said Auki Market vendors Association saving scheme was established in 2015 and continue to encourage women to serve and manage their income for future sustainable spending.
“She said at this modern world, life will depend on how you can save for it.
“She said, most women in and around Auki have started to learn and realize the impact of saving through utilizing basic financial management skills acquire from Market for chance project funded by UN women.”
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