Most Used Solutions to Cope with Dramatic Events

"You mentioned several solutions to cope with events that can happen and could affect a household like yours. Can you tell me which is the solution you would mostly rely on to have enough money or goods to cope with such a situation?"

No. of Cases %/Total
I put money aside at home / at the home of relatives / frien1,78037.70
I would save on other expenses/reduce my expenses4058.59
I would borrow money from family/friends3347.08
I help friends/neighbours with money and expect to get help from them in case of emergency - vartanbhanji, wanghar3256.89
I put on a bank account/Post Office Account / mobile account3126.60
I put money in silver/gold/jewels I can sell in case of emer2244.75
I buy animals that I can sell in case of emergency2224.69
I contribute to a committee from which I can get money in case of emergency1994.21
I would borrow goods from the seller/retailer1823.85
I expect to get help from friends/neighbours because I helped them with my work in the past - Sep1072.26
I would borrow goods from family/friends1002.11
I entrust money to friends/relatives to use in their business and which they will give back to me in case of need851.81
I buy land/property that I can sell in case of emergency651.38
I would borrow money from the committee where I am a member591.26
Others3226.83
(N)4,722100%

Source: Horus - Gallup Pakistan - Access to Finance Survey 2015