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Asia's poor should be helped to save for a better home

Housing remains one of the most pressing issues in Asia. According to UN figures, half of the world's inadequate housing is located in the region. Despite much emphasis on the need for a variety of financial services for low-income people, financing for home improvements remains scarce.

17 Jul 2013 - 4:42AM

Housing remains one of the most pressing issues in Asia. According to UN figures, half of the world's inadequate housing is located in the region. Despite much emphasis on the need for a variety of financial services for low-income people, financing for home improvements remains scarce.

Asia's poor should be helped to save for a better home