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May 19, 2021
In India, “Normal doesn’t exist”
Manuela de Souza finds hope in the “kindness and ingenuity” of Indian entrepreneurs who are building back even as COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the country.
Mar 24, 2021
Juggling Jobs and Childcare
As companies consider subsidized or free childcare services for their workers' children, government policies are evolving to meet the need for standardization and regulation.
Mar 18, 2021
Connecting Power Grids to Improve Electricity Access
An ambitious project that links electrical grids between Central and South Asia is expected to boost economies and facilitate trade.
Mar 15, 2021
Cracking the Code of Financial Inclusion in Sri Lanka
A digital-finance push is easing the flow of business during COVID–and making the economy more inclusive.
Mar 8, 2021
Harvesting Stability for India’s Salt Farmers
Empowering the 15,000 women who help produce three quarters of India's salt with sustainable technology and working to help them break the cycle of poverty.
Feb 26, 2021
Exploring New Frontiers During COVID-19
Amid the pandemic, IFC client Frontier Markets helped tackle the supply gap by reaching last-mile customers.
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.
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.
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.
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.