Are Banks and Microfinance Institutions Natural Partners in Financial Inclusion?
This report presents the case of MFIs as one potentially viable channel with which banks can collaborate to reach the base of the pyramid market more economically. It also details the top strategic and operational choices that MFIs need to make before they function as a BC as well as the way forward.
Savings perceptions and preferences in India – The relative risk to the savings of the poor
MicroSave conducted a study in three different Indian states – Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu this past year to seeks answers to the following questions: How do poor people save and what works best for them among the formal, semi-formal, and informal choices available? Why do they choose one investment or savings versus another, […]