By Gaurav Sinha, CII, GFI I wake up, and it’s the 25th of March 2020, a new day in a strange sense. A day before the Indian Government announced, a national lockdown for 21 days in response to a global pandemic. A couple of days ago it was my
Two different modes of work in engaging with rural women in Nagpur to engage with their bank accounts gives vital lessons to Grameen Foundation and their partner on increasing efficacy of programs. By Pooja Bansal The following is an account of my visit to Nagpur district where a
By Pooja Bansal During my stay at Nagpur this time, I had the privilege of going on a very exciting and interesting field visit there. It was a visit to the Citi Bank supported project at Nagpur, where I got to see the very implementation of Digital Finance Services (DFS)
As India transforms financial services for low-income communities, newreport tackles pervasive problem of low account usage Survey of 25,000 low-income individuals highlights the role of gender and jobs in transforming India into a digitally empowered and financially included economy NEW DELHI, September 13, 2017–A new report released today by Grameen
Noting Grameen Foundation’s Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI), the article points to clear opportunities for the development community to make better use of available data and analytical tools to significantly improve decision making.Noting Grameen Foundation’s Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI), the article points to clear opportunities for the
The article examines how mobile data collection and real-time data are serving disenfranchised communities in the developing world as more organizations begin to use tools like TaroWorks, a mobile tool developed by Grameen Foundation, to manage their operations.The article examines how mobile data collection and real-time data are serving disenfranchised
Colleen Briggs, executive director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. discusses how Grameen Foundation and other organizations are harnessing technology to reinvent traditional business models and offer faster, cheaper, and more convenient financial products and services.Colleen Briggs, executive director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. discusses how Grameen Foundation and other organizations
Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, March 12, 2015—Grameen Foundation and MetLife Foundation are partnering to advance financial inclusion in India. This new initiative is designed to leverage the combined strengths of commercial banks and local, trusted field-based organizations to create sustainable and viable banking services for the low income segments.