MicroSave Consulting or MSC is the world’s local expert in financial, economic, and social inclusion in the digital age. We work with participants in digital ecosystems to drive the agenda of inclusion for everyone.

Our roster of over 190 staff members provides market-led insights, dependable expertise, and useful advice across a wide variety of fields. We take pride in sharing our on-ground lessons with the community to enable knowledge transfer and to build discussions on key topics. With our time-tested inputs, our clients are able to seize the digital opportunity, address the mass market, and future-proof their operations.

Posts by MSC

G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment 2022

MSC (MicroSave Consulting) supported the MCWE 2022 by leading the gender recommendations on the digital economy. We worked with many stakeholders, including the W20 working group and the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection in Indonesia, to create recommendations on accelerating women’s participation in the digital economy and the future of work.

Usage and quality of DFS for women in open-air markets and cross-border traders

In our podcast today, Nicholas Mungai, and Thomas Murayi, financial inclusion experts at MSC, give an in-depth analysis of how digital financial services can bridge the digital divide to make formal financial services available to women, particularly those in open-air markets and cross-border trades.

Sustainability of Kenyan mobile money agents

This podcast brings together MSC’s Financial Services Analysts, Nicholas Mungai and Gregory Ilukwe. They share insights on how the significant changes and milestones in Kenya’s financial services sector have shaped the sustainability of its mobile money agents. They also discuss how the future of mobile money agencies should hinge on agents offering various complimentary financial and non-financial services to ensure their sustainability.

Knowledge dissemination workshop on “Study of QRIS implementation and opportunities to increase its adoption in Indonesia”

Timestamps of the webinar conducted on 27th July, 2022, on the topic: Knowledge dissemination workshop on “Study of QRIS implementation and opportunities to increase its adoption in Indonesia”. See the time stamps below for a better viewing experience.

Mobile money agents: Sustainability in a digital era – findings from Kenya

This report assesses agents’ challenges, growth opportunities, risks, and coping mechanisms post-COVID-19. It further provides insights for the digital financial service players to create sustainable strategies for agents, including network maintenance and expansion.

State Ranking Index for NFSA: Creating resilient food systems to optimize the delivery of benefits

This report evaluates the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) operations and ranks the states and union territories based on the implementation status.

The Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and its value to the economy

Our podcast features Dr. Juliet Ongwae, a consultant with MSC, and Ritika Sah, the Training Coordinator at the Helix Institute at MSC. They discuss the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and the value it adds to the economy. The podcast also explores why central banks worldwide want to launch a digital currency and the different risks associated with digital currencies.

National study on Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

MSC conducted a national-level study on the PM Kisan program, India’s flagship cash assistance initiative for landholding farmers. The study intended to assess the cash transfer system’s efficacy and efficiency and capture the experience of the beneficiaries in how they received and used the benefit. We covered more than 13,000 beneficiaries across 20 states.