McKinsey

From poverty to empowerment: India’s imperative for jobs, growth, and effective basic services

Long considered an immutable fact of life in India, extreme poverty is finally in retreat. India launched its first wave of economic reforms in the early 1990s, resulting in a decline in the official poverty ratio from 45 percent in 1994 to 37 percen

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Grameen

Addressing dormancy in savings Accounts: Insights from the Cashpor BC project

India is home to the world’s largest unbanked population. Over the last decade, the Government of India has taken various policy measures to promote financial inclusion, including the introduction of the business correspondent (BC) model. These pol

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Solutions for the Poorest: Insights on Savings Behavior of Clients

The Livelihood Pathways for the Poorest project, implemented in Gaya District, Bihar, India, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, aimed to demonstrate a model that could help the ultra-poor escape poverty through the provision of integrated

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SankalpAfrica

Sankalp Africa Summit 2014: An Analysis

In 2013, Sankalp Forum expanded in to Africa with the ambition of accelerating enterprise growth and building a South-South corridor to promote greater learning and partnerships between developing countries. Sankalp in Africa launched with an emergin

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TheHub

4Ps of inclusive business: How perseverance, partnerships, pilots and passion can lead to success

Success in inclusive business depends on getting the business model right. But so far there is little known about which business models work, how long success takes and what success looks like in practice. 4Ps of inclusive business: How perseverance

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WEF_report

World Economic Forum on Africa Forging Inclusive Growth, Creating Jobs

While maintaining its remarkable growth trajectory, Africa stands to benefit from its significant demographic dividend fuelled by a youthful population and growing consumer-related industries. But Africa’s leaders need to continue to extend coope

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