This video summarizes our series of publications on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, an initiative of the Indian government to secure livelihoods in rural areas. It offers a comprehensive picture of the program by discussing its achievements and challenges from the demand and supply-side perspectives.
How did COVID-19 affect the incomes of migrants and low-wage workers in India?
The case study is about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns on migrants and the low-income group in India. It captures stories of migrants who were stranded away from their homes without any livelihood. The case study also highlights the adverse effects of the pandemic on the income and jobs of daily wage workers.
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.
This report attempts to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on FinTechs in Senegal 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.