Vaccine hesitancy—an impending barrier to India’s COVID-19 vaccination program
As India scrambles to vaccinate its population, it faces a major barrier—vaccine hesitancy. This blog charts a three-pronged approach that combines interventions from both the demand and supply sides to address this issue.
The Helix Institute at MSC Masterclass 3 with Betty Wilkinson, CEO, FSD Zambia
Betty Wilkinson, CEO of FSD Zambia speaks at our Master Class today. She speaks at length about her professional journey, key achievements, challenges, and lessons learned and addresses amongst many issues, the medium- to long-term impact of COVID-19 on the inclusive finance sector.
Transforming communication protocols for social assistance programs in Indonesia
Effective communication of social protection programs (SPPs) is essential to avoid misconceptions and undesired behavior among beneficiaries, as well as setbacks in implementation. This blog highlights the potential role technology can play in enhancing awareness, socialization, and complaint resolution efforts in the delivery of SPPs in Indonesia.
This report attempts to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on FinTechs in Côte d’Ivoire and understand how the ecosystem adapted and evolved during 2020. It further sheds light on the measures policymakers announced to support FinTechs and their effectiveness.
This study assesses the impact of COVID-19 on the demand for financial services through agents and agent operations. It seeks to understand the ability of cash-in cash-out (CICO) agents to support government assistance programs. The study further provides recommendations to support policy development and aid the recovery of CICO agents in Indonesia.