SEWA Bharat partnered with MSC to research women entrepreneurs’ credit journeys and experiences. The report “Women and Credit: Access to Credit for Micro and Small Female Entrepreneurs in India” delves into micro and small women entrepreneurs’ credit journey and explores demand and supply-side factors. The study shares insights on credit requirements, experiences, challenges, and key credit success determinants for individual and collective women-led enterprises. It also shares the supply-side experiences of bankers and other organizations and some good practices supply-side stakeholders implement to mitigate and distribute credit risk.
In this study, we have examined the impact of targeted conditional and unconditional cash transfers on the lives of women who received them to see if cash transfers proved effective in alleviating the misery women were going through during COVID-19.
This report traces the impact of increased smartphone access for women microentrepreneurs across multiple sites in India.
This study is an attempt to understand how women in the informal sector are located with respect to accessing financial services, insurance and digital tools.
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown had given way to an acute sense of uncertainty and vulnerability; especially amongst informal sector workers. Informal sector workers in both urban and rural communities lack job security and social security and this had worsened due to the lockdown with many workers losing their jobs.
Valuing informal work from policy perspective
The impact of collectivization on the rights and work of domestic workers