Coping With COVID-19

A multi-country perspective from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Uganda

This report focuses on low- and middle-income (LMI) households, which have uncertain and irregular incomes. In LMI households, the daily income of the family ranges between $0-12. COVID-19 has further exacerbated their lives. Their story of grit and adaptation provide critical insights, as global poverty rates are bound to increase.

The report offers policy-specific recommendations followed by detailed data insights based on 604 LMI households across Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Uganda in early April 2020.

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By Agnes Salyanty, Rahmatika Febrianti , Raunak Kapoor