Private Sector Development Projects Study of Value Chains, the Philippines


  • Study of Value Chains, the Philippines

    MicroSave assisted its partner TSKI to identify promising agri value chains for future intervention in the remote island of Samar, the Philippines. Owing to several structural and market related bottlenecks, TSKI faced major reverses in financing paddy cultivation in the region.  The task before MicroSave was to suggest alternative commodities where TSKI could identify both financial and non-financial interventions. MicroSave prepared detailed value chain maps, SWOT analysis, and intervention strategy along with time line for implementation in Copra and Paddy value chains.


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  • 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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  • 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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