Our Activities

World Savings Day

31st of October every year, we celebrate the World Savings Day (WSD). Initiated the first time in 1925 in Milan, Italia; and primarily associated with the Sparkassen Finance Group, the WSD nowadays is becoming more popular even in Asia and Southeast Asia.

in Asia, DSIK brings WSD to:

  • Vietnam
  • Myanmar
  • Bhutan



Training is one important topic in DSIK's activities. Trainings about finance-topics are implemented via Business Games (BG) model. Alongside with direct training to beneficiaries, DSIK also implement Training of Trainers (ToT). 

Project countries:

  • Bhutan
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Mongolia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam


Green Finance

Together with Kempten University of Applied Sciences, DSIK is making effort to bringing two developed Green-Fiance tools to project worldwide, including Asia countries. The tools identify risks and find direction for Financial Institutions to "go green", they are:

  • Green Finance Compass
  • Risk Radar

Stock Market Learning

Stock Market Learning is a stock exchange online simulation, reflecting real stock market but offering virtual capital. This allow participants to apply knowledge to reality in a risk-free learning environment. 

The program was implemented in:

  • Vietnam

Dual Vocational Training

Dual Vocational Training combines both theoretical professional knowledge and practical work, allowing trainees secured and specialized career opportunities. It is a successful model in Gemany as well as within Sparkasse Finance Group. DSIK is integrating this training model in its projects. 

In Asia, it is now in:

  • Mongolia

News & Media


DSIK and ThitsaWorks Renew Long-term Partnership to Strengthen Microfinance Institutions

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Successful conclusion of long-term project in Bhutan

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Recommended book for personal finance - “Understanding money to avoid worries”

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