Portfolios of the Poor: Measuring Impact Study of New Initiatives
In this video, Daryll Collins, co-author of “Portfolios of the Poor” and Senior Associate at Bankable Frontier Associates, explains the impact study of new initiatives in financial services for the poor in South Africa.
Portfolios of the Poor: Research Methodology Adopted
In this video, Sukhwinder Singh Arora, Principal Consultant, at Oxford Policy Management talks about the accurate and effective research methodology adopted by “Portfolio of the Poor” in Bangladesh, India and South Africa where the researchers studied the financial behaviour of about 250 households over a year.
In this video, Richard Rosenberg, consultant to CGAP, highlights the biggest findings of “Portfolios of the Poor”. Richard notes that the book changes the earlier perspectives on the impact of microfinance on poor.
In this video, Richard Rosenberg, consultant to CGAP, talks about the value proposition of microfinance and how this relates to the price for financial services. He highlights the usage of loans for consumption purpose instead of income generation or investment, and also notes that the usage is much more varied.