Stokvels in South Africa: informal savings schemes by Blacks for the Black community

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Amagi Books, 1990 - Social Science - 64 pages
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Contents

What is a stokvel?
1
Brief history of stokvels
4
Stokvels and shebeens versus authorities
7
Types of stokvels
16
Investment syndicates or clubs
19
Umgalelo clubs
21
Youth stokvels
22
The functions of stokvels
25
The stokvel subculture
27
Default policy
35
Advantages of stokvels
37
Disadvantages of stokvels
39
Stokvels and white liberals
40
Stokvellike organisations outside South Africa
44
Stokvels and the future
59
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