Maria May

Maria A. May is the senior program manager for the BRAC Social Innovation Lab and also oversees research and development for the BRAC Microfinance Programme. She is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She co-authored Making Tuberculosis History: Community-based Solutions for Millions and regularly blogs on

By Maria May


How Hard Is It to Use Mobile Money as a Rural Bangladeshi Woman?

Women in Bangladesh have one of the lowest rates of mobile money usage in the world. Does the dearth of usage indicate a lack of appropriate products and services? Just how hard is it to use mobile money if you are a rural Bangladeshi woman?