In this final post in our series on SEF, we are taking a look at how Truelift Assessment and the Pro-Poor Principles have guided SEF’s priorities moving forward. Speaking again with John de Wit and Esido Mushwana, we will learn how the Truelift Assessment helped SEF make changes in their operations that further encourage positive … Continue reading
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Poverty, Shocks, and Resilience
Check out the video below from Oxfam’s Debbie Hillier on resilience and inequality. Read more from Hillier on this topic in this post. Also take a look at our earlier post on health shocks and Healthy Financial Services. What is the role of the microfinance sector in building resilience and reducing inequality?
Healthy Financial Services
Take a look at this recent post by Lisa Kuhn Fraioli on a Peruvian woman and her experiences with microfinance and health shocks. Assisting poor clients in overcoming health shocks, such as that recounted in Fraioli’s post, is an essential goal of any pro-poor microfinance strategy. We can see examples where health insurance products, health loans, and health … Continue reading
Emergency loans in Kenya
Adapted Products series: Services that meet the need of the Poor Our Poverty-focused Microfinance Community of Practice (PovCoP) will be exploring adapted products over the coming months in a series of posts, group discussions, and interviews. We’ll start with a few case studies and learn what made each project a success. Please help broaden our … Continue reading