Practical Insights on Microfinance

3 Digital Business Opportunities with Micro Merchants in Bangladesh

3 Digital Business Opportunities with Micro Merchants in Bangladesh

Published on: Feb 06 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Digital Business Opportunities with Micro Merchants in Bangladesh
  Imagine you could impact over 1.3 million people and their families, who represent 13% of the gross domestic product of Bangladesh. That’s the promise with...
Development Ideas Hype Cycle for 2014

Development Ideas Hype Cycle for 2014

Published on: Jan 17 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Development Ideas Hype Cycle for 2014
The Gartner Hype Cycle is a wonderful conceptual framework for understanding how technologies move from initial invention to widespread application. The basic...
Accelerating Microfinance Impact with ICT Solutions

Accelerating Microfinance Impact with ICT Solutions

Published on: Apr 23 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Accelerating Microfinance Impact with ICT Solutions
Whether the goal is to realize microfinance’s full potential or to avoid potential pitfalls, for most microfinance institutions (MFIs), improving the way they...
FrontlineSMS:Credit – Payment Middleware for Microfinance Instutitions

FrontlineSMS:Credit – Payment Middleware for Microfinance Instutitions

Published on: Jan 14 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Have you wondered how microfinance institutions (MFI’s) could leverage short message services (SMS) text messages to provide most cost-effective loans to their...
Is Data Security and Encryption Really Necessary in Rural Africa?

Is Data Security and Encryption Really Necessary in Rural Africa?

Published on: Jan 07 2010 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
I am often asked about cyber security on WiFi networks for international development projects in rural Africa. My response is usually a laugh, as I find it hard...