The journey of mobile financial services at BURO Bangladesh: A lesson for the microfinance sector in Bangladesh
The case study encapsulates the digital transformation journey of BURO Bangladesh as it tried to offer mobile financial services to its clients. The road was not easy, but the efforts have finally started to yield results to both the MFI and its customers.
Fate of MFIs post the COVID-19 lockdown – will they prove resilient again?
Read MSC’s take on the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns on MFIs. Join our journey as we examine the surprising resilience of Indian MFIs. The blog compares past challenges like demonetization and traces how MFIs bounced back each time. The lockdown enforced to control the spread of coronavirus in 2020 has been the most severe crisis to hit the sector. Hopefully, MFIs will once again emerge resiliently.
How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the Indian fintech startup ecosystem: Four predictions and one suggestion
As with all players in the economy, fintechs too are feeling the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Early trends indicate a host of changes in the horizon. These include four key developments in the fintech ecosystem. Read our analysis for more.
UNCDF SHIFT commissioned MSC to conduct a study on the status of digitization in the microfinance sector in Bangladesh. Along with the interventions that MFIs will undertake, the sector also needs policy-level changes that enable the digitization of microfinance institutions. This policy brief presents the challenges that the microfinance sector in Bangladesh faces and interventions that would create an enabling environment for digital transformation.