How can MFIs manage the inevitable change as the world goes digital? Collaboration is one key strategy. Grameen Foundation India shares how an MFI-Fintech collaboration is transforming the lives of poor rural women.By Gopika Gulati & Gaurav Chakraverty, Grameen Foundation India
Home to more than 600,000 Syrian refugees, Jordan hosts the second highest ratio of refugees in the world - 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants. In this blog post, Amarante Consulting shares what they learned from evaluating the Dig#ttances project, which explored digital solutions for refugees and the unbanked in Jordan.By Sahana Arun Kumar, Amarante Consulting
Grameen Foundation India shares how they are working on the first step of improving women’s digital financial literacy.By Rahul Ranjan Sinha, Grameen Foundation India
India’s Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS) is the world’s first national biometric-based payments system. In the two years since its launch, AePS has revealed both benefits and challenges as it seeks to expand financial inclusion. Grameen Foundation India has experienced these directly as we work to scale digital financial services and financial education.
How does AePS work?
AePS was designed to allow individuals to conduct financial transactions across any participating bank, using just three inputs:By Rahul Ranjan Sinha & Gaurav Chakraverty, Grameen Foundation India
Enhancing Women’s Economic Empowerment Through Digital Cash Transfers: Analysis of the Digitize/Direct/Design Criteria Applied to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Bihar, India
Publisher: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation