Ravi Kant

Senior Manager

Ravi Kant is a Senior Manager in MicroSave’s Inclusive Finance and Banking domain. He is a microfinance, SME and banking consultant with approximately 10 years of experience. He has been playing a key role in assisting MFIs and Banks streamline and strengthen their systems and processes, develop business plan and financial projections and roll out of various financial products.

Ravi Kant is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Inclusive Finance and Banking domain. He is a microfinance, SME and banking consultant with over nine years of experience in helping Banks and MFIs to streamline and strengthen their systems and processes, develop business plan and financial projections and roll out of various financial products in India, Bangladesh, Malawi, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, Myanmar, and the Philippines. His expertise includes: market research, due diligence and institutional assessment, strategic business planning, Branch Manager’s training, cost allocation study, individual lending, product development, delinquency management, internal audit and controls, accounting and financial management, pilot testing, process mapping and risk analysis, loan portfolio assessment and financial

Posts by Ravi Kant

Digital transformation for financial institutions- Opportunity and impact

Digital transformation offers financial institutions better efficiency, more customers, and greater profits. It can also provide an edge to the post-COVID recovery of organizations. Here’s how Equity bank transformed itself and increased profitability in the face of various adversities.

The digital journey of Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women: a lesson for progressive MFIs in Bangladesh

The case study charts how Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women utilized technology to address the challenge of offering a customer-centric savings product for low-income segments while managing associated risks.

Digital initiatives by Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women

The case study charts the journey of women clients of Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women toward the adoption of voluntary savings products that ride on digital channels.

SHG awareness and SRLM employee training comic on coronavirus

MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among State Rural Livelihoods Mission (SRLM) staff members and SHG members during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of SRLM staff members and SHG members.

CICO agent training comic on Coronavirus

MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among CICO agents and their customers during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of agents.

MFI client awareness comic on Coronavirus

MSC has developed a series of conversational comic books for microfinance institutions to create awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive safety of the weak and the vulnerable during COVID-19. These comics have been customized for different geographies. You can access the country specific versions below.

MFI employee training comic on Coronavirus

MSC developed a series of conversational comic books for microfinance institutions (MFIs) to inform their frontline staff members on safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. These comics have been customized for different geographies. You can access the country specific versions below.

Bangladeshi MFIs need to reinvent themselves for women: Why digitizing MFI operations is a good idea

We explore the importance of digitization for MFIs and the impact of microfinance in empowering women in Bangladesh through our concept of “Financial Services Space”.