This evaluation assesses the impact of Dell Foundation’s investments in financial service providers that are servicing the Micro, Small and Medium enterprise sector in India. Background Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have garnered an increased amount of attention lately and are typically referred to as the ‘backbone of the Indian economy’. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on average account for approximately 99% of all firms, 70% of jobs, and 50-60% of value-added in the OECD area. Their contribution
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 project examines the pathways through which a digital platform can improve women’s access and take-up of government entitlements and create sustainable livelihoods.
Under the Swashakt evidence programme, 3ie is funding the implementation of nine pilot and at-scale projects that support collectives and group-based models for women-led businesses. LEAD is the grants management partner for the programme.
This study examines the factors that shape financial decision-making in migrant households in India, and aims to bridge gaps in current literature on their financial preferences and practices.
This impact assessment seeks to understand the socio-demographic and market factors that determine the success of investment in efficient cookstoves.