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Indian Start-ups Answer the Call

Feb 17, 2021

Indian Start-ups Answer the Call

COVID-19 has strained supply chains in India, but new logistics strategies and digital solutions help ensure access to essentials.

Sri Lanka’s “Superheroes”

Feb 17, 2021

Sri Lanka’s “Superheroes”

In Sri Lanka, ride-hailing company PickMe has pivoted to provide citizens with necessities like grocery and gas. This 3 ½-minute film offers a look inside the lives of PickMe’s women drivers during the pandemic.

Driving Change Through Financial Inclusion

Feb 11, 2021

Driving Change Through Financial Inclusion

With IFC's support, AU Bank is helping empower low-income borrowers otherwise perceived as high-risk clients by other banks.

Tech Start-ups Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Feb 10, 2021

Tech Start-ups Deliver COVID-19 Relief

Startups in South Asia are developing new supply chains for delivering vaccines and other critical goods and services.

IFC and NTB – Two Decades On – A Partnership Aiming to Create a Promising Future for Sri Lankan Small Businesses

Feb 10, 2021

IFC and NTB – Two Decades On – A Partnership Aiming to Create a Promising Future for Sri Lankan Small Businesses

IFC's two decade partnership with Nations Trust Bank helps create a promising future for Sri Lankan small businesses

An Rx to Overhaul Hospital Operations

Jan 27, 2021

An Rx to Overhaul Hospital Operations

As officials at a private medical facility in Pakistan reflect on how they reshaped practices to confront COVID-19, they believe the new approaches to saving lives are here to stay.

New World Bank Group Strategy for Bhutan focuses on Job Creation

Jan 14, 2021

New World Bank Group Strategy for Bhutan focuses on Job Creation

The Kingdom of Bhutan is well-known for the value it places on happiness.

Need financing because of the pandemic? SMEs turn to fintech companies

Nov 11, 2020

Need financing because of the pandemic? SMEs turn to fintech companies

Fintechs use cutting-edge technology to assess the creditworthiness of borrowers, making their services accessible and fast for SMEs.

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

Oct 28, 2020

Global Response, Regional Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19

IFC’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is helping the poor and vulnerable.

First Person: Bangladesh’s Road to Recovery

Sep 2, 2020

First Person: Bangladesh’s Road to Recovery

COVID-19 stories of resilience from Dhaka, Bangladesh.