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The impact of COVID-19 on financial lives in eight countries, over two weeks

Protracted battles continue to rage across the world against the invisible enemy of COVID-19, as countries enforce restrictions on...

The role of inclusive fintech in supporting the world’s most vulnerable during COVID-19

Inclusive fintech in the time of COVID-19   After ravaging China and developed economies – Spain, Italy, France, the...

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...

FinnSalud and COVID-19: Shifting to emergency mode

FinnSalud and COVID-19: Shifting to emergency mode     FinnSalud is one of BFA Global’s largest projects, supported by...

8 Steps for fintech startups: Planning a strategic response to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds around us, reported cases across most emerging markets are still relatively low. As of...

Taking the COVID-19 temperature in emerging markets: A dipstick survey to draw early insights about impact on Livelihoods

Co-authored with Ben Mazzotta   It has now been 19 days since the WHO declared the COVID-19 crisis a...

¿Cómo está afectando el COVID-19 a la salud financiera de los mexicanos?

¿Cómo está afectando el COVID-19 a la salud financiera de los mexicanos?     Ahora que México cuenta con...

Your finances and the Coronavirus pandemic: Dipstick surveys

  Our social science researchers and data scientists set out to capture real-time snapshots of how Covid-19 is affecting...

Promising AI Applications to Help Shopkeepers Manage Business

Four Lessons for Training Computer Vision Models Co-authored with Kevin Rejko   Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies offer many opportunities...

How Small Merchants Use Social Media to Sell Online in Africa

Superplatforms & Small Merchants Series #2     Meet Agnes, Moses, & Anita   Traditional, “informal” retailers dominate the...