Author: Ashirul Amin

Open-sourcing survey instrument for “COVID-19 and Your Finances” in English and Spanish

  In order to conduct a rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19, BFA Global deployed a “dipstick” online...

How Financial Health Is Transforming BFA Global’s Work in 2020

This post was co-authored by Ashirul Amin and Benjamin Mazzotta   Genesis of Financial Health as a Concept Financial...

Robbing Peter to lend to Paul

The Digital Lending Playbook for FinTechs in Kenya?     Our friends at MicroSave Consulting recently published a detailed,...

Keeping Machine Learning Honest!

  Machine learning (ML) provides institutions with predictive analytics that leverage large amounts of both historical and continually-generated data...

Una aplicación digital, una conversación y una nueva cuenta: un novedoso enfoque desde el cual discutir y crear depósitos a plazo a medida

Una aplicación digital, una conversación y una nueva cuenta: un novedoso enfoque desde el cual discutir y crear depósitos...

An App, a Conversation and a New Account: A Novel Approach to Talking About and Tailoring Term Deposits

Reverse engineering the loan officer-client conversation provides key insights       “How much money do people typically imagine...

Gallup Survey Shows Financial Security and Control Rises with Financial Inclusion, But Not Equally or for All

  In the pursuit of solutions to...

‘Cross-sell Done Well’: How One Finance App Found a Balance Between Digital and Human Touch

    Field officers at Sajida Foundation, an NGO and microfinance provider in Bangladesh, are constantly on the go....

Is Mobile Money Killing Off the Group Microfinance Model (And Would That Be Such a Bad Thing)?

    In the summer of 2017, SAJIDA Foundation, an NGO and microfinance provider in Bangladesh, made a bold...

Machine Learning Meets Credit Scoring: How it Can Help Reduce Loan Delinquency Costs

    In a previous analysis, we laid out the machine learning process we conducted for Destacame.cl, a company...