With the MetLife Foundation’s support, MSC has designed a global signature program for female entrepreneurs in India, Nepal, and Vietnam. The program’s focus areas are to build better livelihoods and income for these entrepreneurs, improve their financial health by enhancing their digital footprints, provide access to various financial services, and improve market linkage. MSC developed Sangini Konect, a platform under the program for women-led businesses in India. The platform supports them through various learning tools to grow their businesses and empowers them to improve their financial and digital capabilities.
Are Innovation labs helping their partners foster inclusive finance solutions for low- and moderate-Income segments?
What best practices can help innovation labs promote inclusive growth for LMI segments? How can innovation labs draw from the ecosystem where they operate? Watch the video and learn more at #FIW2022 panel discussion moderated by Graham A N Wright.
Are agtechs a panacea for farmer adoption of climate resilient agriculture?
Learn more on how AgTechs are helping smallholders on climate-resilient agriculture right at FIW22 with Edward Bikketi of MicroSave Consulting as he moderates the session with a panel of experts on: “Are AgTechs a panacea for farmer adoption of climate-resilient agriculture?”
Has the development community done enough to support women entrepreneurs in a post-COVID world?
The World Bank research conducted with 45,000 businesses in 49 countries indicates the impact of COVID-19 was disproportionate on women-led businesses. How can women’s businesses become more resilient? Learn more from Sunil Bhat and other panel of experts.
Grievance redress mechanisms in welfare programs: A milestone yet to be achieved
This blog identifies the challenges in grievance resolution for Direct Benefit Transfer programs in India. It suggests ways to reform the existing Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) to ensure maximum inclusion of eligible beneficiaries in these programs.