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.
Necessity is the mother of disruption: How Indonesia’s Fintech Startups can survive the do-or-die situation of COVID-19
This blog discusses the impact of COVID-19 on FinTechs in Indonesia. It also highlights the coping strategies of start-up FinTechs and provides recommendations for the stakeholders, government, and policymakers to help them survive and catalyze their growth.
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.
More than ever, HealthTechs can provide solutions to the unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis
In Francophone Africa, digital is positioned as an opportunity in the management of the COVID-19 crisis. How can health tech help democratize access to healthcare? This blog from MSC gives examples of digital solutions in health.