inclusive microeconomics

Financial services, value chains, inclusive business

Incorporating EDA Rural Systems



Geographical scope


AMK awarded the Leader Milestone Certificate by Truelift

We are pleased to share that AMK was awarded the Leader Milestone Certificate by Truelift and is the first institution in Cambodia to achieve this. M-CRIL completed a Truelift assessment of AMK operations as part of its social rating of AMK. With this AMK joins six other FIs globally as Truelift Leaders in microfinance. The Truelift Certification signifies AMK’s commitment to bring about positive and enduring change for people living in conditions of poverty.

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Now Hiring: Practice Lead, Digital Financial Inclusion (DFI)

M-CRIL is seeking a consultant with experience and knowledge in digital financial services and/or fintech to serve as practice lead for the design and development of its advisory practice in digital financial services and fintech for inclusion. The consultant will collaborate closely with leading funders and impact investors in the industry, as well as fintech businesses to identify requirements and undertake solution mapping.

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M-CRIL Announcement – Country Manager, Myanmar

We are pleased to announce that  Tirupathaiah Namani (Tiru) has taken charge of our Myanmar office as  Country Manager, Myanmar  from January 2019 and is based in Yangon.

Tiru has twenty years of varied experience in institutional assessments/ratings of MFIs, strategy & business planning, risk management, capacity buildings/trainings and conducting monitoring and evaluation of programmes in the areas of financial inclusion, agri-businesses and school assessments across 15 countries including Myanmar.  He can be reached at  tirunamani@m-cril.com


Notes from the Field 3: Fintech and the demand side challenge in financial inclusion

“Rural women are much smarter than you” thundered a leading official of the Niti Aayog when a member of a public audience had the temerity to challenge him about the adverse effects of demonetisation …


M-CRIL Microfinance Review 2014: Risk, regulation & reward

A financial & social analysis, this review is Volume 9 of a series that provides an empirical and analytical chronicle of thehistory of MFIs in India.

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Making the Case for Outcomes Management to Financial Service Providers

What is outcomes management? How do financial service providers use outcomes data?

Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg

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