Financial Inclusion

Financing for MSMEs: Panel Discussion Organised by GAME

Executive Director Sharon Buteau was a panellist in a webinar on ‘Financing for MSMEs’, organised by the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship India (G.A.M.E India). Speakers included: Nat Mallupillai – Director, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation India, LLP; Sanjay Thakur – Senior Banker and SME Evangelist; Ashwin Chandrashekar – Vice President of G.A.M.E India (moderator) The webinar was broadcasted on Facebook Live. The panel discussed strategies for enabling a formal credit line for MSMEs, and the challenges faced by NBFCs

Motivating Loan Officers to Improve the Provision of Financial Services to the Poor

This study explores how information on incentives can influence the performance of loan officers of Microfinance Institutions.

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Savings Activation

This study examines how access to a savings card can influence the saving behaviour of customers, and improve their financial health and resilience.

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Evaluating Constraints to the Adoption of Machan Farming

This study examines the role of credit constraints in the adoption of an innovative new model of multi-layered vegetable farming in contemporary India.

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Online-Offline Collaboration on Microloans

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.

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Tamil Nadu Socioeconomic Mobility Survey

This panel survey was initiated to understand the long-term pathways that influence socio-economic development.

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Assessing the Business Correspondent Model in Women’s World Banking Pilot Cities

This study aimed to understand the demand and supply-side factors that influence the success of the Business Correspondent model in India.

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Digital Solutions for Women’s Empowerment Collectives in Chhattisgarh

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.

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Exploring Household Financial Decision-making through a Migration Lens

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.

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Impact, Feasibility of Investment and the Future of Efficient Cookstoves

This impact assessment seeks to understand the socio-demographic and market factors that determine the success of investment in efficient cookstoves.  

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