Research project to examine the savings behaviour of urban self-employed and casual/daily paid workers.

This involved a listing exercise of 10300 households to identify urban self-employed and casual wage worker sample in Oct 2010. A Baseline Survey of 2340 urban self employed and casual wage worker sample was carried out, a savings mobilization programme was implemented using a newly developed mobile phone linked bank savings product to 1830 randomly selected participants. Monthly and annual follow-up surveys were conducted until Jan 2013.