Rahmatika Febrianti

Assistant Manager

Rahmatika Febrianti is an Assistant Manager in MSC's Indonesian Domain. She is a policy analyst experienced in women's economic empowerment, MSMEs development, and digital financial inclusion, working on projects with government, private sectors, and non-profits in Indonesia.

She is responsible for providing technical support in client assignments across various domains. She has experience in academic research and teaching in the field of international relations and international development. Over the years, she has worked with a range of stakeholders including the government, international institutions, non-government organizations, and the academic community. She specialises in gender, human rights, and development. She holds a Master's degree from SOAS, University of London and a Bachelor's degree from Universitas Indonesia.

Posts by Rahmatika Febrianti

Life on credit: Why and how do corner shop owners take loans?

With the wide gap in access to formal credit for MSMEs in South and East Asia, micro-businesses often borrow from unreliable sources at exorbitant rates. Based on our Corner Shop Diaries research, this blog explores how and why corner shops take loans and the sources from which they borrow.

Wi-Fi voucher: A top-selling product for rural corner shops in Indonesia

In Indonesia, 12,548 villages still lack access to 4G internet. This blog explores how Wi-Fi vouchers help diarists under our Corner Shop Diaries project and others in rural Indonesia access the internet.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH)

The Government of Indonesia (GoI) expanded its social protection programs, including Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH)—its conditional cash transfer program, to support the most vulnerable sections of society during the pandemic. Our report explores the impact of COVID-19 on the beneficiaries and operational implementation of PKH during the pandemic.

‘Surviving a pandemic’: Five key insights from the Corner Shop Diaries research in India and Indonesia

This blog offers five key insights drawn from early data of our Corner Shop Diaries research in India and Indonesia.

KYC practices in Indonesia and opportunity for implementing e-KYC for accelerating financial inclusion

The policy brief proposes recommendations to accelerate the implementation of e-KYC in Indonesia based on our previous report.

Existing KYC practices in Indonesia and opportunities for implementing e-KYC to accelerate financial inclusion

The study provides an analysis of the challenges in customer verification by banks and FinTechs. It also outlines policy recommendations to promote a public infrastructure for e-KYC.

Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on the low and middle income segments in Indonesia

This blog is the second of two blogs based on the MSC study. It provides recommendations for policymakers to improve the socio-economic and health outcomes for low and middle-income (LMI) segments.

The impact of COVID-19 on LMI segment in Indonesia

This is the first of two blogs that highlights the insights from MSC study to understand the economic and health impact of COVID-19 on LMI ( Low and medium income) Indonesians.