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Feature: Loan helps to economically empower rural women

November 6, 2017

Sitting on the floor of her copra drying house, Noga Sinava explains and demonstrates the process of drying copra. As she speaks, her hands are moving very quickly with a small knife, extracting coconut flesh from the shell. She throws the flesh onto a growing pile sitting over a mesh grill and under it a...

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BLOG: Improving financial well-being of the excluded in Solomon Islands

October 26, 2017

By: Isaac Holly, Rosi Pilgrim, Krishnan Narasimhan, Puneet Chopra and Vivek Gupta Solomon Islands is an archipelago in the South Pacific with more than 900 islands, having a population of a 515,870, spread across 9 provinces. The economy is agrarian, with 52% to the GDP coming from agriculture and primary industries. About 40% of the GDP is from...

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BLOG: Smart electronic ticketing for public transport

October 2, 2017

PFIP and MicroSave Consultants collaborated with and supported Vodafone in the design, planning and roll out of the e-ticketing service, branded as eTransport. The objective was to leverage global experience and lessons learned to avoid potential pitfalls and to ensure improvised service design and user experience.

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