MSC collaborated with the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) to publish a whitepaper on “Gender and Finance in India” for its Swanari program. The paper discusses the current landscape of gender and finance in India. It highlights the critical gender gaps in women’s access to and usage of financial services. The whitepaper also shares some good practices and core enablers for closing the gender gap in financial inclusion.
Would a Business Correspondent Network Manager’s (BCNM’s) strategy to customize incentive structure change the agent business?
This blog focuses on Eko – a leading FinTech platform providing tools, opportunities, and credit to ambitious individuals. Eko is a new-age banking correspondent network manager (BCNM) driving financial inclusion through its network of 200,000 agents. The blog looks at incentives for agents and Eko’s strategy to improve the incentive structure for its agents with support from MSC.
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.
This report attempts to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on FinTechs in Côte d’Ivoire 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.
Addressing three key issues of BC agents in India for COVID-like challenges
The network of business correspondents (BCs) has evolved into the backbone of financial inclusion in rural India. However, it continues to face challenges, which were further aggravated during the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog highlights three key issues that hinder the sustainability of the BC model.