Program Summary

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt livelihoods, businesses across the globe are suffering. What is the scale of its impact on MSMEs and how are MSMEs coping? CFI’s data dashboards provide insights from four countries.

In June 2020, CFI began a longitudinal survey examining how COVID-19 is impacting MSMEs in four countries: Colombia, India, Indonesia, and Nigeria. Interact with the data visualizations on the country pages above to find out how MSME owners are responding to the crisis. And don’t miss our insights and analysis below.

The survey is based on different market segments – including men and women, firms of different size, and different types of businesses.


Learn the research questions, survey instrument, and sampling approach used.


This research is part of our partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth.

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