Tag: Microfinance

Embracing Change Management to Better Serve Customers
Financial Health |

Embracing Change Management to Better Serve Customers

Banco W is a financial institution in Colombia which OPTIX’s research discovered had a rapidly-changing client base. As a...

By BFA GLOBAL
Improving Financial Health of People in Bangladesh
Financial Health |

Improving Financial Health of People in Bangladesh

OPTIX worked with SAJIDA Foundation, a microfinance institution in Bangladesh, whose low-income customers were looking for a reliable credit...

By BFA GLOBAL
Meet the iWorkers – Illa
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Meet the iWorkers – Illa

Illa is an artisan based in Ghana who sells his goods both in-person in an artisan marketplace, and online....

By BFA GLOBAL
CEP FAS App Demo: Helping Clients Save for the Future
Financial Health |

CEP FAS App Demo: Helping Clients Save for the Future

CEP, and microfinance institution in Vietnam, wanted to help its clients build resilience for the long-term future. Loan officers...

By BFA GLOBAL
Acreimex Lending App Demo: Getting Loans to Clients Faster
Financial Health |

Acreimex Lending App Demo: Getting Loans to Clients Faster

Acreimex is a cooperative serving low-income people in Mexico. The group credit loan is crucial to its success, but...

By BFA GLOBAL
Riding (the) Rocket to Digitized Microfinance
Digital Financial Services |

Riding (the) Rocket to Digitized Microfinance

A review of customers’ experiences with cashless loan and savings collections in Bangladesh Co-authored with Ashirul Amin SAJIDA adopts...

By Maelis Carraro
The Odd Couple: PAYGo Solar and Financial Service Providers
PAYGo and Essential Services |

The Odd Couple: PAYGo Solar and Financial Service Providers

Co-written by Elizabeth Davidson If you are one of the 73 percent of Ugandans who is not connected to...

By Jacob Winiecki
Pioneering Cashless Microfinance in Bangladesh
Digital Financial Services |

Pioneering Cashless Microfinance in Bangladesh

As part of the OPTIX project, funded by MetLife Foundation and run by BFA Global, SAJIDA started exploring options...

By BFA GLOBAL
Is Mobile Money Killing Off the Group Microfinance Model (And Would That Be Such a Bad Thing)?
Digital Financial Services |

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 decision...

By Ashirul Amin
How SAJIDA Foundation Practically Doubled Customer Uptake of Savings Accounts Using Evidence-Based Redesign
Financial Health |

How SAJIDA Foundation Practically Doubled Customer Uptake of Savings Accounts Using Evidence-Based Redesign

Afsana works at a garment factory in Dhaka and has two young daughters. She recently opened an Astha term...

By Ashirul Amin