This old tradition is helping people weather the pandemic’s financial storm


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Can old ideas help us get through this modern financial storm? We hear from some Canadians involved in a susu, a traditional African and Caribbean savings club, where friends save together and share the wealth. Ginelle Skerritt, a banker lady for eight susu groups in the Toronto area, says they're "a way of empowering our communities to move and to do things with money" — without having to rely on formal banking structures.

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