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Impact investment and finance

We provide evidence on what works in financial inclusion and impact investing, assessing whether investments are additional to the market, mobilisation of finance and development impact and generating learning on what works in supporting poor people to access and use savings and lending mechanisms.

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Upcoming webinar! Delivering inclusive finance

Proven approaches to delivering inclusive finance: Key lessons from two large-scale financial inclusion initiatives

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Evaluating social entrepreneurship in India and Kenya

We are evaluating the Yunus Social Business Model to promote social entrepreneurship in India and Kenya, as contracted by the...

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Evaluating Menstrual Hygiene and Health Development Impact in Ethiopia

We are carrying out an impact evaluation of the french Development Agency's Menstrual Hygiene and Health Development Impact...

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Providing MEL support to the UK government’s Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development Programme

Itad is the monitoring, evaluation and learning partner to The Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development Programme...

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Independent evaluation of the development impact of the Private Infrastructure Development Group

The Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) is an infrastructure development and finance organisation that encourages...

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Adapting to changing objectives in M&E: Lessons from measuring work

As M&E practitioners, we’ve seen it happen many times. Learning and accountability objectives change during the course of a...

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Evaluation of FMO (the Dutch Development Finance Institution)

The final report of the evaluation of FMO (the Dutch Development Finance Institution) provides insights into FMO’s...

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Savings and climate resilience – A review of successes and challenges in current programming

Climate change is the most urgent challenge of our time, and the impacts disproportionately affect people living in poverty.

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Why human-centered design (HCD) doesn’t always work for international development

A critical look at the use of HCD and what types of problems and organizations are best and worst suited for this method

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Human-centered design in international development: A review of what works and what doesn’t

Human-centered design (HCD) is a creative problem-solving approach that puts the customer or beneficiary at the centre, with...

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What works in human-centered design in international development

The Savings Learning Lab have published a review of human-centered design (HCD) and how it is applied in international...

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SEEP 2020 Conference: What I learnt about digital Savings Groups

SEEP 2020 was my first virtual conference. While I participated in countless webinars and online discussions, this five-day...

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Maintaining a critical link to last-mile customers: Challenges and opportunities facing financial service agents during COVID-19

Agents are a critical last-mile link to financial services for lower-income households and micro- and small enterprises,...

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Leveraging high-performing agents to deliver customer value

Throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, innovation is transforming how people conduct financial transactions and live their lives.

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Itad at SEEP 2020: Disruptive collaboration

Join us for the SEEP Annual Conference, which will be taking place entirely online this year. The 2020 conference theme is...

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Webinar to share insights on savings and retail banking in Africa

An upcoming webinar, taking place on 11 August and hosted by the SEEP Network and the Mastercard Savings Learning Lab, will...