Two asset-based matched savings initiatives are underway in southern Hungary and eastern Slovakia. These three-year asset building pilot programs will focus on the rural poor with the goal of encouraging low-income families to save for assets that will pave the way to a better life.
Meier, D. (2008, February). Matched savings initiatives in Hungary and Slovakia: Pilot projects and future directions (CSD Policy Brief No. 08-35). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.