Private Sector Development Projects Planning Income-Earning Opportunities in India


  • Planning Income-Earning Opportunities in India

    MicroSave conducted a value-chain analysis for Masuta, a livelihood enterprise promoted by PRADAN (Professional Assistance for Development Action), to identify gaps, potential new incomes and a five-year roadmap for Masuta’s business planning. Proposals include increasing coverage of the livelihood enterprise from 500 members to 10,000 members in three years, and expanding from three districts to 22 districts in Jharkhand, India.


  • Attracting household savings and private sector investments will speed up WASH coverage and can be considered to be one of the most cost effective public health interventions. Microfinance can play a catalytic role in increasing the uptake of WASH improvements by poor households. But WASH...

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  • Indian agricultural development has focused on food security over the past decade. While the food security concerns have been allayed to some extent, Indian agriculture is still confronted with serious challenges. Lack of financing is one of them. Policy guidance and institutional...

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  • and MicroSave have jointly developed a series of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) microfinance toolkits to provide the information and tools necessary for financial institutions (FIs) to develop products for financing WASH investments. The toolkits present essential information,...

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