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, […]
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In this video series-1 Tamara Cook, Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation discusses the need for technology intervention in banking. She explains how mobile banking can solve two major problems of bankers, namely, the cost of serving clients down and reaching people who live far from the branch.