30 August 2016
Women with water containers, Bangladesh
New models for financing household connections to energy, water and sanitation are enabling more low-income households to access these essential services. Financial solutions are necessary for achieving access targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
29 August 2016
Men in Bangladesh sit in a guardhouse by a fishpond
In Bangladesh, 50 respondents are providing full daily details of all transactions in an ongoing financial diaries project. This project aims to provide insights into the money management behavior of low-income rural Bangladeshis. What have the diaries revealed so far?
26 August 2016
Woman feeding geese, Bangladesh
Over the past year, CGAP and Innovations for Poverty Action have compared the cost-effectiveness of three strands of anti-poverty interventions. Our central question: Which program type generates the greatest and most sustainable impact for the extreme poor, given a limited budget?
24 August 2016
Woman holding child, India
Two years ago, India launched a national financial inclusion program known as Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) which aims for at least one bank account for every household. Has there been any real impact of PMJDY on financial inclusion?