We are calling on all banks and survivor support organisations to address four key areas and implement our 12 key actions to drive survivor financial empowerment.
Each of the following chapters explores one of these key areas. Explore the modules to learn more and consider how you can start implementing the key actions highlighted in the chapter summaries.
Understand the challenge.
This chapter will provide an overview of the nature of modern slavery, the challenges faced by survivors and the importance of engaging with survivors in the development of survivor banking programmes.
Engaging with survivors to understand the challenge
Key Actions: Understanding the challenge
Promote financial inclusion.
This chapter will explore how you can support survivors to set up a bank account and start taking control of their money. You will gain an understanding of the key considerations required to help overcome existing barriers.
Barriers to survivor financial inclusion
Creating a survivor bank account programme
Improving survivor accessibility
Supporting survivors to open an account
Key Actions: Promoting financial inclusion
Drive financial empowerment.
This chapter will cover the key drivers which are proving to advance survivor financial empowerment, including practical recommendations on how you can implement similar initiatives.
An introduction to key drivers
Collaborating with survivor support organisations
Employee training & protecting vulnerable customers
Internet banking for survivors
Financial literacy education
Access to wider banking services & funding
Key Actions: Driving financial empowerment
Build employee awareness.
This chapter will explain how you can help build employee awareness of modern slavery and ultimately help create a greater impact across your organisation.
Building employee awareness
Volunteering and funding initiatives
Key Actions: Building employee awareness
Access to financial services makes a massive difference to survivors. It gives them independence and the opportunity to help rebuild their lives. The long-term goal is that they don’t need support anymore… and that the risk of re-exploitation is so small.
Lara Bundock, CEO, The Snowdrop Project
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TRIBE Survivor Empowerment Programme
We promote survivor financial independence and financial literacy support, to empower survivors with long-term financial well-being, freedom and stability.