The need for immediate gender-focused initiatives to promote digital financial services for women amid COVID-19: Insights from India
Through multiple research studies, MSC has assessed the impact of COVID-19 on women and witnessed their survival strategies. This report looks at how women perceive financial services after the pandemic, and what we can do to reduce their vulnerabilities.
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.
Highlights of I2L webinar Episode 2 on “Successful cash support payments to the most vulnerable: Lessons from Bangladesh”
The Aspire to Innovate (a2i) program and MSC hosted a webinar on 21st July, 2020 to explore lessons from Bangladesh’s experience with digital government-to people payments, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click on the timestamps from the webinar stream to hear specific segments. You can also click on the image below to experience the complete webinar.
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on MSMEs: Indonesia report
The COVID-19 crisis has proven devastating for MSMEs in Indonesia, which have seen their revenues reduce to almost half. Our report analyzes the economic consequences of the pandemic on MSMEs, highlights their coping strategies, and provides policy recommendations to help them recover.