MicroSave is undertaking a series of research studies to support the financial inclusion agenda in India. The research aims to understand the reasons for widespread dormancy in No Frills Accounts opened through various service providers like public and private sector banks, RRBs and business correspondents. The research was conducted in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu and involved focus group discussions and individual interviews with NFA customers and bank staff.
Commissioned by IFC, MicroSave conducted the “South Asia Deposit Assessment” studies among poor in Sri Lanka. The study provides direction and enables financial institutions to offer tailored products for low income people.
MicroSave’s approach to social performance management
Through this presentation MicroSave outlines the adoption of social performance reporting standards in the microfinance sector & integrating these reporting metrics in the decision making and management of microfinance institutions (MFIs).
This study explores following questions: Where and how do low-income households want to make deposits, withdrawals, payments and other financial transactions? What works best for them, what does not work, and why? What other issues are important to inspire trust and feel their money is safe with a BC?
Creating a World Without Poverty Social Business Part 4
In this video series-4, Dr Muhammad Yunus describes the social business ventures of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and how it is contributing towards the development of people. Starting with the motto of business, Dr. Yunus goes on to explain the basic nature of human being and connects it with business endeavours. Further, he discusses the […]