Reasons for Participating in Committee

(Multiple Response Question)

"For what reasons do you participate in a committee or in committees?"

No. of Records %/Total
Unexpected events/social events69120.44
Buy household goods57116.89
Save on a periodic basis44713.22
Raise money needed for weddings3219.49
Out of habit (always saw my elders and relatives doing that)2918.61
No response2156.36
Because the group helps me keep the discipline to save1805.32
Provides an opportunity for socializing1594.7
Invest in business1484.38
Buy groceries or food1313.87
Use when needed1223.61
Purchase fixed assets ? land, houses982.9
Others70.21
(N)3,381100%

*Horus - Gallup Pakistan - Access to Finance Survey 2015