The i3 program works in Bangladesh, Malaysia, China, and Vietnam to bring greater financial access to the LMI populations through technology. This year’s i3 global learning event “Financial Health: Access to Aspirations” is a step towards this goal. The event will be held on 14th November, 2019 in Singapore. We invite participants from all fields who wish to contribute towards improving the financial health of the LMI segment.
Commissioned by IFC, MicroSave conducted the “South Asia Deposit Assessment” studies to increase understanding of the demand and supply of savings products among poor in Nepal. The reports highlight regulatory and operational challenges for financial institutions and mobile banking platforms that want to serve the low-income market.
This report attempts to understand the demand and supply of savings products among poor in Bangladesh, and highlights regulatory and operational challenges for FIs and mobile banking platforms in the country.
Commissioned by IFC, MicroSave conducted the “South Asia Deposit Assessment” studies among poor in Sri Lanka. The study provides direction and enables financial institutions to offer tailored products for low income people.
In this video, Richard Rosenberg, consultant to CGAP, talks about the value proposition of microfinance and how this relates to the price for financial services. He highlights the usage of loans for consumption purpose instead of income generation or investment, and also notes that the usage is much more varied.
In this video Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics at New York University and Director of NYU Africa House talks about the particulars of the research for ‘Portfolios of the Poor’ and how the book will influence the development of new research trends. Yaw notes that the book treats poor as human beings who have same […]