This guide is intended to help implementers consider how best to support savings groups and their members during COVID-19. The recommendations draw on past experiences working with savings groups during times of crises.
This brief considers the potential impact of the global pandemic on health, food security and nutrition, and economic well-being of women and girls.
Findings from Accion's interviews with partners on how COVID-19 is impacting the financial industry and recommendations for senior leaders to protect their customers, employees, and business operations.
Crowd-sourced materials on the issue of women's financial resiliency as it relates to COVID-19 or other serious crises. To suggest items please send to [email protected] Last updated on August 25, 2020. https://www.cgap.org/blog/women-rural-and-agricultural-livelihoods-facing-covid-19
Based on the evidence thus far, the global pandemic has the potential to deal a one-two punch: a major global health crisis and a global economic crisis that will persist well after the slowing down of the immediate health emergency. While these shocks affect everyone, women - who comprise 1.5 billion of the world’s low-wage workers and twice as many of its carers - may be particularly vulnerable to the economic and health crises that unfold in the wake of COVID-19.By Julia Arnold, Elizabeth Anderson, Smriti Rao, Sarah Gammage
The couple, in their 50s, run a roadside restaurant in Kampong Speu, a province west of Phnom Penh that has the highest number of microcredit loans in Cambodia.