Empowering unbanked women to meet financial goals

With personalized savings plans & mobile money

Nearly one billion women worldwide do not have bank accounts.

(Or financial literacy)

This means they do not have access to funds for predictable life events, like sending a child to school, much less emergencies.
WomenSave is on a mission to fix that by expanding financial access to low-income women (< $2 a day) in developing economies with goal-based savings plans and mobile money, as well as financial literacy training and one-on-one financial advisory services.
We envision a world where every woman has the tools, skills, and confidence to shape her own financial future.


1,272+

Women Using Mobile Money

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$98,860+

Money Saved

1,165+

Financial Goals Met

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How Are We Different

WomenSave treats each client as an individual in charge of her own financial future. We focus exclusively on personalized savings products and services that are critical to improving female financial inclusion, financial agency, and financial resilience.
We place a premium on bringing women into the formal financial system with commitment savings via mobile money as the entry point. Unlike other products and services available to our clients, our solution offers them the ability to fully define their own financial priorities and terms all the while exposing them to minimal risk.

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Our model is based on research that shows that women are inherent savers and that people are more likely to save if it is on a regular basis for a specific goal.

“Commitment savings products help users overcome behavioral and social barriers that prevent many… from reaching their savings targets and making desired investments in the future.”Source: Innovations for Poverty Action

And our pilot project demonstrated just that. In eight short months (during 2020!) our clients saved an average of US $35 and 78% of them met their financial goals (e.g., buying a goat, paying school fees, installing new home windows, buying medicine).

WomenSave sees itself as the critical missing link between unbanked women and existing technology (mobile money).
Additionally, WomenSave has proven adaptable and nimble even in the context of a crisis. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff has been able to offer clients our signature products and services virtually over the phone. And our clients have been able to continue saving via mobile money, allowing them uninterrupted financial access.
The WomenSave solution is affordable, accessible and approachable. Ultimately, it connects women to the digital economy and empowers them to leverage it for their needs.

“I find WomenSave convenient, secure and financially liberating.”

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Lydia Twikirize
WomenSave Client

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