UNCDF Tanzania's own Paul Damocha (correct spelling) and Adriano Tidah were featured on radio and television stations country-wide on World Savings Day, 2018. Paul Damocha spoke on the important of savings to Star TV viewers, while Adriano was interviewed by five different radio stations. UNCDF's Kuweka Akiba ni Upendo video series was featured nationwide as well.
Highlighting UNCDF's work to promote savings, strengthen financial inclusion mechanisms for refugees and smallholder farmers, and build financial and digital literacy, Paul and Adriano brought forth the message that savings is key to reaching goals and dreams - for ALL Tanzanians.
World Savings Day is a yearly event sponsored by WSBI to increase the public's awareness of the importance of savings both for modern economies and for individuals alike.
Follow the link below to watch the video or listen to the radio interview.
Above, Adriano Tidah is interviewed about UNCDF and its work promoting savings. Listen to the interview above in Swahili, or read the English transcript.
Below, watch Paul Damocha's Star TV Interview in Swahili. English translation is provided in a pdf, but subtitles are coming soon!
UNCDF in Tanzania
In Tanzania, UNCDF's Financial Inclusion Practice Area (FIPA) team works to advance access to finance, strengthen savings, and improve financial capability in the Kigoma Region. Our target groups are small farmers, refugees and surrounding host communities, and our focus is women and youth.