How investors can support MFIs and their clients during the coronavirus pandemic.
There is no individual action that can address the effects of COVID-19 on the lives and livelihoods of the base of the pyramid (BOP). Collective action is needed.
MSC opts for a unique approach to creating awareness of the dangers of the virus and precautions that should be taken.
Responsible microfinance offers a tried and tested roadmap for navigating COVID-19. Now is the time to invest in it.
An overview of measures taken to support vulnerable migrants that highlights potential stumbling blocks and recommendations for ways forward
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In Jordan, mobile money has played a crucial role during COVID-19. Here's how stakeholders have built on existing successes to accelerate its uptake during the pandemic.
Governments, multilateral organizations and the private sector are calling for and incentivizing even faster digitization. We must take steps to ensure consumer protection during and after the pandemic.
Maha has had to adapt to regulatory and government directives, keep lenders reassured and, most importantly, stand by its clients and employees during this difficult time.
Customer insights must guide financial service providers' response to the present crisis.
Five recommendations for how to equip women with tools from the financial sector to prepare for and mitigate the economic effects of the pandemic.
How Pro Mujer is adapting to help women be resilient and stay healthy.
Dr. Thomas Kirengo, entrepreneur and BLI alum, discusses what he and his team are doing on the frontlines, the economic impacts in Kenya, and how organizations can help stem the spread of the virus.
Low-fee school owners could struggle mightily with empty classrooms and weak distance learning capabilities. Here’s what Opportunity EduFinance has learned regarding what its education lending partners are doing to help school clients – and themselves – cope.
FINCA Impact Finance President and CEO Andrée Simon describes steps taken to protect the health and safety of customers and staff worldwide.
Reactions to the COVID-19 outbreak among providers of financial services for low-income women
Providers should put clients' voices front and center. A novel survey collection technique may make that easier, especially during these challenging times.
Good practice calls for FSPs to have business continuity plans for emergencies. But this time it's different. What’s your organization’s pandemic continuity plan?
Factoring capacity constraints into the design and implementation of data protection laws is the topic of the final post in the “Data Protection and Financial Inclusion: Why It Matters” series.