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

India’s gender-responsive policies during COVID-19

This video provides strategic insights about the Indian government’s gender-focused relief measures during the COVID-19 pandemic and issues faced by women beneficiaries in using formal financial services.

How effective was India’s Direct Benefit Transfer system during the COVID-19 pandemic?

This video provides strategic insights about the existing cash transfer programs and the payment infrastructure used for the timely delivery of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana during pandemic in India.

How can the government improve the uptake of LPG refills issued under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana and facilitate a complete shift to clean fuel?

This video presents strategic insights on efficacy of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, the experience of beneficiaries in receiving advance transfers into their bank accounts and purchasing LPG refills during COVID-19 crisis.

How effective was the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in mitigating income and job distress during the pandemic?

This video provides strategic insights about the Indian government’s gender-focused relief measures during the COVID-19 pandemic and issues faced by women beneficiaries in using formal financial services.

Efficacy of India’s food security response during COVID-19

The video provides strategic insights on the efficacy of India’s food security response during COVID-19 pandemic. It briefly highlights field level insights and the lessons learned from the PDS experience during the pandemic.

A webinar on “Financing agribusinesses amid COVID-19”

MSC conducted a webinar on “Financing Agribusinesses amid COVID-19” on 29th September, 2021. We ran the event alongside Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems Activity (KCDMS), which receives funding from USAID.

Making Elephants Dance – A case study on shared agent banking in Uganda

Based on research commissioned by FSD Uganda, this report documents the need for shared agent banking and how it became operative in Uganda. The report also highlights milestones and challenges in Uganda’s experience with shared agent banking and the lessons learned.

Bridging the digital divide using innovative approaches to financial and digital education

This podcast highlights the existing digital divide and exclusion among the underserved segments of the population. It also identifies barriers that hamper access to the internet and technology, such as socio-economic conditions and geographical context, and lead to exclusion from digital financial services. Based on MSC’s insights and lessons from our research and expertise, the podcast offers innovative approaches to digital and financial education for financial institutions to bridge the digital divide.