Government entitlements are often the primary source of social protection for poor households. As part of our IWWAGE initiative, we are collaborating with Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Private Limited (HESPL) and the Chhattisgarh State Livelihoods Mission (Bihan) to test a tech-enabled platform for promoting access to government entitlements in the state. As part of the intervention, Self-help group (SHG) members are trained to use the mobile application Haqdarshak and assist citizens in their communities to apply for government benefits, in return
LEAD at Krea University | May 21, 2021
This study explores how information on incentives can influence the performance of loan officers of Microfinance Institutions.
Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness among Youth: Evaluation of the Kissa Kahani Program
This study examines the impact of a community-based multi-media intervention that aims to improve sexual and reproductive health awareness among youth.
This study examines the role of credit constraints in the adoption of an innovative new model of multi-layered vegetable farming in contemporary India.
This study examines the factors that influence interest and uptake of micro loans in the MSME segment, and improve our understanding of the role that such financial products can play in their credit portfolio.
This initiative was launched with an aim to promote last-mile digital payment solutions for underserved communities of merchants and consumers in India. Housed at LEAD, it was supported through USAID’s Mobile Solutions Technical Assistance and Research (mSTAR) program with FHI360.
This study, conducted in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship, captures the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on microenterprises in India through a multi-dimensional study.