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In Sri Lanka and Nepal, many migrant families struggle to make ends meet instead of being able to save part of their received remittances for an investment that would allow them to build the basis of their livelihoods at home. Based on empirical data from labour migration projects implemented by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation in Sri Lanka and Nepal, this article demonstrates that financial literacy is indispensable for a more sustainable use of remittances.


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