A woman micro-merchant who went digital to build resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic
As part of the i3 Program in Bangladesh, we met Khushi, a micro-merchant in Khilgaon, Dhaka. Khushi’s story reflects the journey of more than 2 million micro-merchants who transitioned to a digital mode of payment and kept their businesses running during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enabling the community to overcome the pandemic through digital payments
During the pandemic, Duong Thi Thuy, a mobile money agent in the Quang Ninh province, improvised her business to help her community follow the guidelines on social distancing and government norms. This is her story about the adoption of DFS and how it changed her life.