The world’s poor need safe places to save

Did you know that only half the adult population in the world has access to a bank account? More than 3 billion people don’t have access to savings accounts,…

Mobile enrolments – a key step towards KGFS mobility

In an earlier post on this blog, we mentioned that ‘Mobility’ was going to play an important role in enabling access to KGFS’ products and services in remote rural…

Message from the President

Bindu Ananth, President of IFMR Trust, speaks about the year that was and explains how the Trust is participating in the change process towards making universal access to financial services a reality.

Latest from IFMR Capital

IFMR Capital has crossed two milestones this month – the closing of its seventh securitisation transaction with Janalakshmi Financial Services and the rating upgrade received by IFMR Capital Pioneer…

Need for KGFS mobility – and how to get there

Well regarded academicians have highlighted the importance of financial services in bringing about a transformation in the lives of those that haven’t traditionally had access to those services. The…

Head in the Clouds

Revolutionary, cost-effective technology. Is cloud computing the way forward for the development finance sector?

NPS Lite: Securing Old Age Income

The announcement of National Pension System (NPS) Lite, a pension plan geared towards economically disadvantaged populations, brings hope for much needed money during non-productive years