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 Jonathan Morduch, co-author of “Portfolios of the Poor” and Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and Managing Director of the Financial Access Initiative shares his opinion on what the book tells us about reimagining microfinance. He notes the importance of financial diary in […]
Portfolios of the Poor: Grameen-2 – A Success Story
In this video series-4 answering Graham A.N. Wright of MicroSave, Stuart Rutherford, talks about SafeSave, Buro and particularly Grameen 2 in Bangladesh who have developed financial products that addresses the three main problems the poor face to manage money: managing money on daily basis, money for handling emergency and building large sums of money for […]
In this video series-3, Stuart Rutherford, co-author of “Portfolios of the Poor” talks about the financial products that poor people need from MFIs. He also describes the behaviour of people in managing daily expenses when income is irregular and their vulnerability to emergencies.