Astri Sri Sulastri

Astri is a Manager in MSC’s Country Program Development, Indonesia. She is a digital financial and banking consultant with over 11 years of experience in digital social transfers, agent networks, banking operations, service excellence audits, and insurance.

Astri is a Manager in MSC’s Country Program Development, Indonesia. She has undertaken consulting assignments with banks, MFIs, international development agencies, and government agencies in Indonesia. Her areas of expertise include agent networks, conducting service excellence audits, developing digital financial services, digital social assistance payments, and microfinance. Before joining MSC, Astri worked for PT. Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk for seven years. She is an Industrial Management and Engineering Graduate from the Bandung Institute of Technology.

Posts by Astri Sri Sulastri

Deepening financial inclusion through cash transfers: The case of PKH in Indonesia

In 2017, the Government of Indonesia (GoI) began digitizing social benefit transfers to improve delivery efficiency and achieve sustainable financial inclusion. Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH), a conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, was the first major social assistance payment program (G2P) digitized by the government. It provides incentives for the following: Pregnant and lactating mothers, infants, […]

Report on findings from the impact evaluation of Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH)

MSC did an impact evaluation of the PKH conditional cash transfer program, one of the largest social assistance programs in Indonesia and managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs.

Operations assessment and impact evaluation of Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH)

MSC did an impact evaluation of the PKH conditional cash transfer program, one of the largest social assistance programs in Indonesia and managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs.

Indonesia’s experiment with digitising food subsidy payments: The story so far

The note summarises key findings of the current scheme for social transfer of food subsidy (BPNT) in Indonesia