Social Finance Working Paper #39: Savings and credit associations and remittances

The case of Far West Nepalese labour migrants in Delhi, India

Based on data drawn from three months of field research mainly in Delhi in 2002, and household surveys in Far West Nepal between 1999-2001. Explores the issues related to migration between the two areas, migrants’ participation in financial self-help associations, and the impact that these systems have on remittance patterns.