Women in rural areas spend a major part of their life arranging for fuelwoodand cooking on a wood-fired oven, or chulha . This video describes problems like health hazards, drudgery and inconvenience associated with cooking on unclean fuels.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: The benefits unfolded
PMUY has been a phenomenal success so far. The scheme has successfully distributed more than 38 million LPG connections to poor households. The scheme aims at empowering women and changing the quality of their lives by providing them access to clean fuel. This video describes the scores of benefits that PMUY beneficiaries and their families […]
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Building smiles, changing lives
Through this video, MSC attempts to describe the complete journey of a PMUY beneficiary, narrating the benefits they received and the challenges they face in getting LPG refills. The video explains the underlying causes behind the low use of LPG refills and provides solutions to bring a complete shift to LPG use.
Fraud is one of the major threats to the emergence and sustainability of the DFS ecosystem. Uganda’s DFS market has long been plagued by fraud. The Helix 2015 ANA Uganda Report revealed that 53% of Uganda’s mobile money agents have experienced fraud within the last year – either personally or through one of their employees. At the recent launch of […]
Setting Public Distribution System Right: Touchstone Case for Direct Benefit Transfers – Part II
In this note on the Public Distribution System (PDS), we compare three alternative distribution models: biometric authentication through Point of Sale (PoS) devices, food coupons, and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).