Sustaining savings groups linked to financial institutions amid the COVID-19 crisis
In this blog, we look at some of the recommendations put across by MSC on how savings groups can cope with the “new normal life” that has been brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, overcome the economic shocks, and build resilience against similar future pandemics.
Survival, recovery, and building resilience: Transformation of financial institutions in the times of COVID-19 – Part 1
The COVID 19 global pandemic has affected the lives, health, and livelihoods of entrepreneurs, and they have been struggling to repay loans from financial institutions. This blog highlights recommendation from MSC for financial institutions to survive in the wake of COVID-19.
Analysis of India’s payment system indicators in Q2 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed many users to adopt digital payments as they seek convenience and safety. MSC’s analysis of five categories of payment systems indicators in India indicates that these systems are dependable, durable, and command the mass market’s confidence.
SHG awareness and SRLM employee training comic on coronavirus
MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among State Rural Livelihoods Mission (SRLM) staff members and SHG members during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of SRLM staff members and SHG members.
Coping measures for “measurement” in the time of COVID-19
COVID-19 has seen governments across the globe walk a tightrope as they scramble to contain the spread of the disease while keeping the economy stable. In this unprecedented situation, ground-level data for evidence-based decision-making assumes critical significance. This blog looks at five key lessons from MSC’s research on COVID-19.