Learn how e-MFP members are driving the financial inclusion sector's response and how they are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in the blogs, guides, studies and webinars listed below. This page will be regularly updated.
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A stitch in time:  Oikocredit’s coronavirus solidarity fund is reaching those who most need it (video)
25 September 2020 | Oikocredit

Toronto Centre’s Guide to Supervision in the COVID-19 World (publication)
25 September 2020 | Toronto Centre

Nigerians are in desperate need of relief as COVID-19 reduces wealth and stresses coping strategies (blog)
24 September 2020 | CFI at Accion

FMO’s NL Business co-funds four tech-enabled COVID-19 initiatives for the African health sector (article)
24 September 2020 | FMO

Program-response to Covid-19 in Honduras (article)
24 September 2020 | GFA Consulting

Paying the price: Pandemic puts DRC’S fragile health system at risk (blog)
23 September 2020 | CORDAID

She told us so - Rapid gender analysis: Filling the data gap to build back better (paper)
22 September 2020 | CARE International

How long will MSMEs still survive COVID? Their request for support continues (article)
22 September 2020 | FMO

Resilience of safe drinking water models in COVID-19 times (blog)
18 September 2020 | Incofin

Youth saving & spending during Covid-19 (article)
September 2020 | WSBI

Social assistance payments in response to COVID-19: The role of donors (paper)
17 September 2020 | CGAP

The impact of COVID-19 on investments in inclusive finance (webinar recording)
17 September 2020 | LuxFLAG & InFiNe.lu

​​​​​​​​Advancing digital financial inclusion in Morocco (blog)
16 September 2020 | WSBI

Digital finance in the wake of Covid-19 (blog)
14 September 2020 | Opportunity International

Client protection under Covid (blog)
13 September 2020 | Boulder Institute of Microfinance

IFAD country programmes adapt to the COVID-19 crisis: Updates from the Asia-Pacific region (article)
11 September 2020 | IFAD

A resumption of activities under operational and financial constraints (article)
9 September 2020 | Inpulse, Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation, ADA

Rapid COVID-19 support for Zambia (article)
9 September 2020 | KfW

X-shaped recovery (blog)
8 September 2020 | TRIODOS Inverstment Management

Data collection in the time of COVID-19: Our partners’ experience in Rwanda and Tanzania (article)
7 September 2020 | UNCDF

Preserving liquidity in Ghana’s Susu collection system during the COVID – 19 crisis (blog)
5 September 2020 | Boulder Institute of Microfinance

Covid-19: a driving force for digital financial inclusion (blog)
4 September 2020 | Oikocredit

Sweden commits funds to IFAD to help avert COVID-19 food crisis (article)
3 September 2020 | IFAD

UNHCR Report: Coronavirus a dire threat to refugee education – half of the world’s refugee children out of school (article)
2 September 2020 | UNHCR

Yes, financial inclusion and financial stability are compatible goals (blog)
2 September 2020 | CGAP

MOVE UP mobile market: Creating alternative livelihoods for pandemic-affected communities in Cotabato City, Philippines (article)
1 September 2020 | CARE International

Refugee community networks help detect COVID-19 in Ecuador (article)
1 September 2020 | UNHCR

Strong Filipino communities work together against Covid-19 (blog)
31 August 2020 | CORDAID

Financial boost for corona research in low-resource developing countries (article)
31 August 2020 | KfW

In solidarity with Salvadorians – FEDECRÉDITO’s response to COVID-19 (interview)
31 August 2020 | WSBI

Strategic collaboration is the key to offering inclusive insurance in a post-COVID world (article)
27 August 2020 | Microinsurance Network

Holding on: IFAD-supported programme sustains assets – and rural livelihoods (blog)
25 August 2020 | IFAD

Performance FMO: focus on COVID-19 resilience for customers (article)
24 August 2020 | FMO

Incofin joins forces with Fairtrade International to support smallholder farmers in weathering COVID-19 (article)
22 August 2020 | Incofin

Microfinance and COVID-19: Is insolvency on the horizon? (blog)
21 August 2020 | CGAP

Help for India's poor in the corona crisis (article)
21 August 2020 | KfW

Survival, recovery, and building resilience: Transformation of financial institutions in the times of COVID-19 – Part 2 (blog)
21 August 2020 | MSC

Digital cash transfers in times of COVID-19: Opportunities and considerations for women’s inclusion and empowerment (report)
21 August 2020 | Women's World Banking

Insights from the investment team: Emerging Markets show resilience in uncertain times (article)
20 August 2020 | BlueOrchard

Building back better: Designing cash transfers for women’s empowerment (blog)
19 August 2020 | CGAP

How direct marketing can secure the income of farmers in times of a pandemic (article)
18 August 2020 | AFC Consultants

Left out and left behind: COVID19, hunger, and gender inequality (article)
18 August 2020 | CARE International

Mobile phones to help 1.7 million small-scale farmers increase production during COVID-19 economic slowdown (article)
17 August 2020 | IFAD

How does Covid-19 affect our social performance and innovation work? Video interview with Ging Ledesma, Director of Social Performance Innovation
14 August 2020 | Oikocredit

Advans Côte d’Ivoire launches its third-party agent network in rural areas (blog)
13 August 2020 | Advans Group

Four ways microfinance institutions are responding to COVID-19 (blog)
13 August 2020 | CGAP

GRAINE testifies on the COVID-19 response programme in Burkina Faso (article)
12 August 2020 | ADA

Hydroponics helps Kenyan youth keep farming during COVID-19 (blog)
12 August 2020 | IFAD

Shining the development spotlight on youth (blog)
11 August 2020 | IFAD

Relief for informal workers: falling through the cracks in COVID-19 (report)
7 August 2020 | CGAP

Indigenous youth in agriculture during COVID-19 (blog)
7 August 2020 | IFAD

Fighting COVID-19 through innovative digital solutions for MSMEs (blog)
7 August 2020 | UNCDF

Financial inclusion and COVID-19: Can this crisis be an opportunity for digital finance? (Part I)
7 August 2020 | UNCDF

COVID-19: Risks for borrowers as economies reopen (blog)
6 August 2020 | CGAP

New syndicated Tier-II facility to increase COVID-19 resilience for Access Bank Nigeria (articke)
5 August 2020 | FMO

How does Covid-19 impact on our investment operations? Video interview with Bart van Eyk, Director of Investments
4 August 2020 | Oikocredit

COVID-19 and Disruptions to Vulnerable Rural Livelihoods in the Sahel (report)
1 August 2020 | CGAP

Top 7 impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on West African women and 7 West African organizations’ proposed solutions (study)
31 July 2020 | CARE International

Study shows Kenyan borrowers value data privacy, even during pandemic (blog)
30 July 2020 | CGAP

Smartphones keep track of IFAD projects’ achievements and challenges in Brazil during COVID-19 (article)
30 July 2020 | IFAD

Business continuity plan toolkits
29 July 2020 | BIO

Above and beyond: how businesses are stepping up to lead the way through the pandemic (news)
29 July 2020 | FMO

A total of 25 organizations promote a campaign to empower rural, indigenous and Afro-descendant women in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic (article)
29 July 2020 | IFAD

The water man part 2 (article)
28 July 2020 | Oikocredit

Women in rural and agricultural livelihoods facing COVID-19 (blog)
27 July 2020 | CGAP

« L'entreprise à capital coopératif, un modèle pour le "monde d’après" » (paper)
27 July 2020 | Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Four reflections on the COVID e-MFP Compass (blog)
23 July 2020 | CFI at Accion

COVID-19: a moment of truth for microinsurance (article)
22 July 2020 | Microinsurance Network

Covid-19 affects MFIs of different sizes in different ways (blog)
21 July 2020 | ADA & Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Microfinance coalition, MIVs team up in response to COVID-19 (blog)
21 July 2020 | CFI at Accion

Ride-hailing drivers in Indonesia discuss livelihoods, COVID-19 (blog)
21 July 2020 | CGAP

Stigma harming Somalia's efforts to stop COVID-19 (article)
21 July 2020 | CARE International

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs)- Kenya report
21 July 2020 | MSC

Infographic: The impact of COVID-19 on migrants and remittances (blog)
21 July 2020 | UNCDF

DEG and FMO support Covid-19 affected SMEs in Bangladesh (article)
20 July 2020 | FMO

Indian agriculture during and after the pandemic (blog)
20 July 2020 | MSC

COVID-19: A harbinger of consumer behavior shifts among FinTech users (blog)
20 July 2020 | MSC

Responses to COVID-19: the scope for hope (paper)
17 July 2020 | Microinsurance Network

Living through displacement during the COVID-19 pandemic (news)
17 July 2020 | CARE International

Media outlets and business associations in the LDCs supporting the SME COVID-19 Survey (article)
17 July 2020 | UNCDF

Is there a liquidity crisis among MFIs, and if so, where? (blog)
16 July 2020 | CGAP

Rapid and local solutions for the coronavirus pandemic (news)
16 July 2020 | GIZ

Impact on Covid-19 on refugee savings groups in Uganda (article)
16 July 2020 | Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Ask BFC digitization weinar series starts 30 July (news)
15 July 2020 | BFC Consulting

Q3 Outlook - Current system unable to heal coronavirus scars (article)
15 July 2020 | Triodos Investmenr Management

COVID-19 highlights need for stronger safety nets for gig workers (blog)
13 July 2020 | CGAP

Social media helps young rural Kenyan entrepreneurs battle the COVID-19 shutdown (article)
13 July 2020 | IFAD

Crise sanitaire, crise alimentaire
13 July 2020 | SOS FAIM

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CICO agents- Kenya report
13 July 2020 | MSC

Approval of BIO Emergency Facility up to 50 million EUR (news)
10 July 2020 | BIO

UNCDF convenes webinar series on COVID-19 and last mile finance (article)
10 July 2020 | UNCDF

Online healthcare consultation management in times of Covid 19 (article)
9 July 2020 | Amarante Consulting

ICCO supports people’s fight against the coronavirus (article)
9 July 2020 | ICCO Coperation

Coping with COVID-19 – A demand-side view from Uganda (study)
9 July 2020 | MSC

FinTech start-ups in Côte d’Ivoire amid COVID-19: Expectations from the government and the regulator (blog)
9 July 2020 | MSC

UNHCR and WFP warn refugees in Africa face hunger and malnutrition as COVID-19 worsens food shortages (article)
9 July 2020 | UNHCR

COVID-19: Digital advice for farmers through App (article)
6  July 2020 | ICCO Cooperation

Ongoing COVID-19 business continuity support for Off-Grid energy companies (article)
6  July 2020 | Triple Jump

A consortium to support microfinance in Africs during Covid-19 crisis (news)
5 July 2020 | Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation

Emergency relief for small businesses requires a targeted approach (blog)
3 July 2020 | CGAP

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and IFAD partner for better nutrition and resilience for small-scale farmers facing COVID-19 (article)
3 July 2020 | IFAD

Flexible and creative solutions in turbulent times (news)
3 July 2020 | Incofin

Financial consumer protection: 3 Steps to better customer outcomes (blog)
2 July 2020 | CGAP

Peru: New IFAD-funded project to help family farmers to increase productivity and recover from COVID-19 (article)
2 July 2020 | IFAD

A consortium to support microfinance in Africa during COVID-19 crisis (article)
1 July 2020 | Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation

FMO gives interim update on impact of Covid-19 (article)
1 July 2020 | FMO

Microfinance lenders, impact fund, platforms and netwroks endorse principles in Covid-19 crisis (article)
1 July 2020 | Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation

Impact of COVID-19 on Nepalese coffee supply chain (webinar notes)
1 July 2020 | ICOO Copoeration

Solidarity: the strength of our network (interview)
1 July 2020 | Oikocredit

Refugees and their host communities in India hard hit by coronavirus lockdown (article)
1 July 2020 | UNHCR

How ADA is tackling the Covid-19 crisis (guide)
30 June 2020 | ADA

Stepping up rural finance to support smallholder farmers in Zambia (blog)
30 June 2020 | IFAD

5 adaptive measures for projects during COVID-19 crisis in Nepal (article)
30 June 2020 | ICCO Cooperation

Lessening the Covid-19 impact today makes a big difference for the future (interview)
30 June 2020 | Oikocredit

Covid-19: Using customer insights to drive your crisis response - BRAC International (focusing on its African affiliates) and Ujjivan (India) (webinar recording)
30 June 2020 | SPTF

Post-COVID-19 crisis: implications for financial stability, financial inclusion, gender equality, and international development (webinar recording)
30 June 2020 | Toronto Center

Get sick or go hungry: Afghan nomads battle against COVID-19 (blog)
29 June 2020 | IFAD

It’s time to deep clean our economy (article)
29 June 2020 | Triodos Investment Management

Adapting to the current Covid-19 crisis: Advans Ghana and Advans Myanmar's experiences (video)
26 June 2020 | ADVANS

SCEB during the Covid-19 pandemic (article)
26 June 2020 | Alterfin

BMZ assumes premium payment for drought insurance (news)
26 June 2020 | KFW

Insights from the investment team: a cautious return to normality for the microfinance sector (blog)
25 June 2020 | BlueOrchard

SONGO continues support to beneficiaries amid COVID-19 (article)
25 June 2020 | ICCO Cooperation

Cambodia: Getting help quickly to the very poorest (article)
24 June 2020 | GIZ

Incofin and other Belgian impact investors call for action upon public and private actors (article)
24 June 2020 | Incofin Investment Management

VisionFund Africa MFI survey on the impact of COVID-19 on clients (report)
23 June 2020 | VisionFund International

Manage the crisis better with OSCAR: A digital platform facilitates COVID-19 decision-making (article)
22 June 2020 | GIZ

Beyond the difficulties posed by COVID-19, new opportuntities are emerging for MFIs (article)
19 June 2020 | ADA & Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Coping with COVID-19 in Bangladesh (study)
19 June 2020 | MSC

COVID-19 changing the landscape for migrants and remittances (blog)
19 June 2020 | UNCDF

Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19 (blog)
19 June 2020 | UNHCR

ADA leveraged EUR 1 million to help its partners overcome the crisis! (article)
18 June 2020 | ADA

How are women entrepreneurs coping with COVID-19? (blog)
18 June 2020 | CARE International

A look at how refugees around the world are living during COVID-19 (photo essay)
18 June 2020 | CARE International

Survey shows gathering clouds, but no storm (yet) for microfinance (blog)
18 June 2020 | CGAP

Never let a good crisis go to waste (blog)
18 June 2020 | IFAD

SHG awareness and SRLM employee training comic on coronavirus (article)
18 June 2020 | MSC

The water man part 1 (article)
18 June 2020 | Oikocredit

Impact of COVID-19 on refugee saving groups in Uganda (survey)
18 June 2020 | Opportunity International

Mixed impact and common goal after COVID-19 (article)
17 June 2020 | Triodos Investment Management

How ADA is tackling the Covid-19 crisis (article)
16 June 2020 | ADA

On International Day of Family Remittances, IFAD calls for remittance service providers to be declared essential businesses in times of crisis (article)
16 June 2020 | IFAD

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on MSMEs: Indonesia report (study)
16 June 2020 | MSC

Covid-19: Using customer insights to drive your crisis response - FINCA International and Annapurna (India) (webinar recording)
16 June 2020 | SPTF

COVID-19 in Africa cities: Impacts, responses and policies (paper)
16 June 2020 | UNCDF

Microfinance and COVID-19: A framework for regulatory response (paper)
15 June 2020 | CGAP

Coping with COVID-19 - a multi-country perspective: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Uganda (report)
15 June 2020 | MSC

Triodos Bank proposes concrete agenda for resilient and inclusive recovery (article)
15 June 2020 | Triodos Investment Management

COVID-19 exposes opportunities as well as vulnerabilities for migrants’ remittances to Senegal (blog)
15 June 2020 | UNCDF

Impact of COVID-19 on Myanmar’s migrants and remittances (paper)
15 June 2020 | UNCDF

Covid-19, low income finance and nine takeaways from a quick survey (blog)
15 June 2020 | Women's World Banking

Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in high-risk areas of DRC (blog)
14 June 2020 | CORDAID

10 sustainable ways out of the crisis (interview)
14 June 2020 | Triodos Investment Mangagement

More than ever, HealthTechs can provide solutions to the unprecedented COVID-19 health crisis (blog)
12 June | MSC

Coping with COVID-19 (study)
12 June | MSC

BlueOrchard expands its technical assistance offering (blog)
11 June 2020 | BlueOrchard

GFA’s successful contribution to more food security in Togo (news)
11 June 2020 | GFA Consulting

Survive to thrive: interview with Larry Reed (interview)
11 June 2020 | Opportunity International

Covid-19: Using customer insights to drive your crisis response (webinar recording)
10 June 2020 | SPTF

COVID-19: The decline of global remittances puts rural families at risk (blog)
10 June 2020 | IFAD

Introduction to institutional resilience (webinar recording)
10 June 2020 | SPTF

The clothing industry during and after corona (blog)
10 June 2020 | Triodos Investment Management

Perspectives from the frontline: How Advans CI is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis (blog)
9 June 2020 | ADVANS Group

How is the pandemic affecting agents? Here’s what providers tell us (blog)
9 June 2020 | CGAP

Most countries fail to include women in their COVID-19 response teams & plans (study)
9 June 2020 | CARE International

Helping the poor get through the corona crisis in Morocco (news)
9 June 2020 | GFA Consulting

Coping measures for “measurement” in the time of COVID-19 (blog)
9 June 2020 | MSC

COVID-19 reveals the limits of individual action and market-based solutions (blog)
8 June 2020 | Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion

GFA energy sector: strategic alignment in times of crisis (paper)
8 June 2020 | GFA Consulting

Maintaining critical extension services for smallholders during COVID-19 (blog)
8 June 2020 | IFAD

Indonesia’s retail credit crunch requires action to keep shelves full (blog)
5 June 2020 | CGAP

We are looking up to business correspondents in the pandemic; but what are they looking at? (blog)
4 June 2020 | MSC

Building up family farmers’ resilience through nature-based solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean (blog)
4 June 2020 | IFAD

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs): India report (study)
4 June 2020 | MSC

What are the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic on SMEs in Senegal? (webinar recording in French)
3 June 2020 | ADA

Masks for Darfur: co-production in Sudan to tackle the pandemic (news)
3 June 2020 | GIZ

CARE International and UN Women advocate for rapid gender analysis in crisis response to reduce inequality in LAC (blog)
3 June 2020 | Care International

New signatories of the pledge to protect MFIs and their clients from the economic effects of the COVID-19 (news)
2 June 2020 | Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation

The impact of COVID-19 on smallholders in China (blog)
2 June 2020 | IFAD

Weathering a perfect storm – Part 2: Seven ways Fintechs can survive the COVID-19 pandemic (blog)
2 June 2020 | MSC

Weathering a perfect storm – Part 1: The challenges facing Fintechs in emerging markets during COVID-19 (blog)
2 June 2020 | MSC

Supervising the new normal - Part 1 (webinar recording)
1 June 2020 | Toronto Center

AFC reacts to Covid-19 (leaflet)
29 May 2020 | AFC Consultants

What’s needed to protect food security in Africa during COVID-19 (blog)
29 May 2020 | IFAD

COVID-19: Impacted yet proactive youth response to the crisis through innovation (blog)
29 May 2020 | MSC

COVID-19 in the heart of South America (blog)
28 May 2020 | ICCO Cooperation

The potential impact of COVID-19 on China’s food security: Prospects for food imports (blog)
28 May 2020 | IFAD

Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on small-scale agriculture in The Gambia (blog)
28 May 2020 | IFAD

Unprotected workers during the COVID-19 pandemic (blog/webinar recording)
28 May 2020 | Microinsurance Network

Peer-to-peer insurance and the response to COVID-19 (blog/webinar recording)
28 May 2020 | Microinsurance Network

How financial service providers play a role in healthcare’s response to Covid-19 (blog)
28 May 2020 | Women's World Banking

Financial services build resilience in face of crises like COVID-19 (blog)
27 May 2020 | CGAP

Protecting health and protecting livelihoods: a delicate balance in the era of COVID-19 (blog)
27 May 2020 | IFAD

Long-term development supports quick action in a crisis: an update from Asia and the Pacific (blog)
27 May 2020 | IFAD

Staying ahead of coronavirus webinar sessions (webinar recording)
27 May 2020 | Oikocredit

Towards a more sustainable, less vulnerable economy (interview)
27 May 2020 | Triodos

Financial inclusion is going digital. Can women follow? (blog)
27 May  2020 | University of Zurich & Women's World Banking

Fate of MFIs post the COVID-19 lockdown – will they prove resilient again? (blog)
26 May 2020 | MSC

How the micro and small enterprises can survive, revive and thrive (blog)
26 May 2020 | ICCO Cooperation

Liquidity risk management during COVID: Focus on Myanmar (webinar recording)
26 May 2020 | SPTF

Urban refugees struggling to survive as economic impact of COVID-19 worsens in East, Horn and Great Lakes of Africa (press briefing)
26 May | UNHCR

Urban refugees face hunger in Uganda coronavirus lockdown (blog)
26 May | UNHCR

Going digital for loan disbursements and repayments: A smart move in the time of Covid-19 (blog)
26 May | Women's World Banking

Engaging and taking care of our staff through the Covid-19 crisis
25 May 2020 | ADVANS Group

COVID-19 changing the landscape for migrants and remittances (study)
24 May 2020 | UNCDF

Helping MSMEs get back on their feet – Insights from MSMEs in the Philippines that have overcome disasters (blog)
22 May 2020 | MSC

Liquidty risk management during COVID-19 (webinar recording)
22 May 2020 | ADA, SPTF & Oikocredit

Pandemics & financial inclusion: Part 4 (webinar recording)
22 May 2020 | Toronto Centre

Ghana launches world’s first Digital Finance Policy amid COVID-19 (blog)
21 May 2020 | CGAP

Microfinance coalition: Call to action for investors (blog)
21 May 2020 | CFI at Accion

The COVID-19 pandemic: Supervisory implications and priorities for Islamic Banking (report)
21 May 2020 | Toronto Centre

How COVID-19 is changing gender norms in West Africa (study)
20 May 2020 | CARE International

COVID-19 threatens the microfinance sector and the livelihoods of those we serve: Building a coalition for collective action (blog)
20 May 2020 | CFI at Accion

Harnessing the power of digital solutions for health and education during and post COVID-19 in Uganda (article)
20 May 2020 | UNCDF

Q and A with MSC: Using comics for COVID-19 awareness (blog)
18 May 2020 | CFI

COVID-19 response in the Philippines: Linking disaster risk reduction with humanitarian action (blog)
18 MAY 2020 | CORDAID

Microfinance institutions’ responsible approach to the economic effects of COVID-19 (blog)
18 May 2020 | Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Honduras: Temporary relief masures for our clients (message)
18 May 2020 | VisionFund International

Food security during – and after – COVID-19: A short and long-term strategy for funding agribusiness (blog)
15 May 2020 | Grassroots Capital Management (via NextBillion)

Stay at home! Savings, contingencies and electronic wallet use (blog)
15 May 2020 | IFAD

Pandemics and financial stability: Part 5 (webinar recording)
15 May 2020 | Toronto Centre

One million or one hundred million casualties? The impact of the covid-19 crisis on the least developed and developing countries (summary/paper)
14 May 2020 | ADA (summary) & University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics & Finance (paper)

Resilience and the Three Phases of Response (blog)
14 May 2020 | CFI at Accion

COVID-19 response must target African agriculture and the rural poor (blog)
14 May 2020 | IFAD

Five ways organizations can help countries build agile and inclusive responses to COVID-19 (blog)
14 May 2020 | IFAD

Responses to the financial impacts of COVID-19 through social cash transfers and digital payment infrastructure (blog)
14 May 2020 | MSC

Finding a lifeline for the poor and the institutions that serve them (blog)
14 May 2020 | Opportunity International

Guidance note on the extension of deadlines for banks and MFIs in the WAMU region
13 May 2020 | ADA

How to finance social protection in developing countries in the age of COVID-19 (blog)
13 May 2020 | ILO

Social distancing in Malawi (blog)
13 May 2020 | KfW

As funding dries up, millions in crises risk “being left to battle this pandemic alone” (blog)
12 May 2020 | CARE International

Support for India’s migrants during COVID-19: Navigating potential gaps in the system (blog)
12 May 2020 | CFI

Financial inclusion and resilience for FDPs in the time of COVID-19 (blog)
12 May 2020 | CGAP

No ordinary solution: Afro-Colombian ingenuity in the fight against COVID-19 (blog)
12 May 2020 | IFAD

The key role of business incubators and accelerators in Latin America (article)
11 May 2020 | ADA

An international coalition to protect microfinance institutions and their clients in the COVID-19 crisis (press release)
11 May 2020 | Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation

Learning from leaders: a cup of coffee with Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe (Lapo Microfinance Bank) (interview)
11 May 2020 | Oikocredit

Subordinated debt facility for Credo Bank in Georgia (article)
11 May 2020 | Triodos Investment Management

Migrant remittances in the times of Covid-19: Insights from remittance service providers (blog)
11 May 2020 | UNCDF

COVID-19 changing the landscape for migrants and remittances (study)
11 May 2020 | UNCDF

Pandemics & Financial inclusion - part 3 (webinar recording)
10 May 2020 | Toronto Center

COVID-19 and the triple threat in South Sudan (blog)
9 May 2020 | CORDAID

Floods and drought in 2019, a locust invasion in 2020, and now COVID-19: How do these incidents affect the food supply chain in the Horn of Africa? (blog)
9 May 2020 | MSC

Insights from the investment team: The impact of Covid-19 for microfinance investing (blog)
8 May 2020 | BlueOrchard

How India is securing its G2P beneficiaries from COVID-19 – Lessons for other countries to create a G2P delivery platform (blog)
8 May 2020 | MSC

BlueOrchard develops initiative to support emerging and frontier MSMEs and combat challenges posed to the UN SDGs by Covid-19
Covid-19 Emerging & Frontier Markets MSME Support Fund (leaflet)
7 May 2020 | BlueOrchard

COVID-19 and the informal economy in Africa (video)
7 May 2020 | ILO

Measures to facilitate work in MFIs (guide)
6 May 2020 | ADA

CFI responds to COVID-19 (blog)
6 May 2020 | CFI

GFA Consulting corona update (newsletter)
6 May 2020 | GFA Consulting

COVID-19 Rapid response: Agriculture finance (webinar recording)
6 May 2020 | Opportunity International

Resources to respond to the COVID-19 crisis (webinar recording)
6 May 2020 | SPTF

Mobile money helps displaced Congolese survive amid coronavirus threat (article)
7 May 2020 | UNHCR

REDCAMIF: "Supporting networks and institutions" (interview)
5 May 2020 | ADA

European Development Co-operation, COVID-19, and how to save jobs in Africa (article)
5 May 2020 | BIO

Inclusive Fintech to respond to COVID (blog)
5 May 2020 | MIFOS

Oikocredit foundation creates coronavirus solidarity fund (article)
5 May 2020 | Oikocredit

Maintaining a healthy and productive workforce during the crisis (webinar recording)
5 May 2020 | SPTF

COVID-19 could drive millions of women into poverty, when they are agents of recovery (blog)
4 May 2020 | Care International

Mobile money in times of crisis: An unlikely hero (blog)
4 May 2020 | CFI

Empowering and protecting rural women in the time of coronavirus (blog)
4 May | IFAD

Advans supports its clients during the Covid-19 crisis with some key advice (videos)
1 May | ADVANS

Economic impacts of COVID-19 in fragile contexts and how SMEs can help (blog)

LMDF presents: Voices from the ground - focus on the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan (webinar recording)
1 May 2020 | LMDF

Pandemics & Financial inclusion - part 2 (webinar recording)
1 May April | Toronto Center

Leading microfinance and impact fund managers have signed a MoU on debt refinancing coordination principles to support the sector during the COVID-19 pandemic (press release/MOU)
30 April 2020 | BlueOrchard, Incofin, Oikocredit, Triodos IM, Triple Jump and Symbiotics

New Study: COVID-19 condemns millions of women to poverty, when they could be a solution to prosperity (press release/study)
30 April 2020 | CARE International

Diary of a Myanmar-Based, Agri-Focused FSP Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis (blog)
30 April 2020 | CFI at Accion

Is it the right time to push for wallet interoperability in Bangladesh? (blog)
30 April 2020 | MSC

Cybersecurity for the financial inclusion sector (webinar recording)
30 April 2020 | SPTF

Supervising corporate governance during crises (guide)
30 April 2020 | Toronto Centre

Kenya’s expansion of G2P becomes lifeline during COVID-19 crisis (blog)
29 April 2020 | CGAP

Financial planning and financial modelling - build a corporate immune system in response to COVID-19 (webinar recording)
29 April 2020 | MFC

Innovations and coping strategies for food security at the time of COVID-19 (blog)
29 April 2020 | MSC

Coffee, Cocoa, and the Coronavirus (interview)
29 April 2020 | Oikocredit

Savings group risk mitigation, support, and engagement in Relation to COVID-19 (guide)
28 April 2020 | Care International

Yapu Solutions Covid-19 crisis response services
28 April 2020 | Yapu Solutions

Agent networks: Vital to COVID-19 response, in need of support (blog)
27 April 2020 | CGAP

Suppporting SMEs during COVID-19: Modular distance learning (training material)
27 April | ILO

Toolkit to implement the Guidance Note on Business Continuity for MFIs (toolkit)
27 April 2020 | ADA & Oikocredit

Learning Brief: VSLA and CARE Adaptations to COVID-19 and Past Crises (brief)
24 April 2020 | CARE International

Grassroots’ Funding For Food Security In Latin America During Covid-19 (article)
24 April 2020 | Grassroots Capital Managment

LMDF presents - Voices from the ground -  Central America and Caribbean: Focus on El Salvador (webinar recording)
24 April 2020 | LMDF

MFI employee training comic on Coronavirus (training material)
24 April 2020 | MSC

MFI client awareness comic on Coronavirus (training material)
24 April 2020 | MSC

Risk management for beginners and back-up staff - build a corporate immune system in response to COVID-19 (webinar recording)
23 April 2020 | MFC

Locked down? Business interruption insurance, low-income MSMEs and COVID-19 (webinar highlights)
24 April 2020 | Microinsurance Network

Quick and practical responses to the COVID-19 crisis: Preparing stress-testing and scenarios (guide/tool)
22 April 2020 | ADA & BRS

Pandemics & Financial inclusion - part 1 (webinar recording)
22 April 2020 | Toronto Centre

Digital and microfinance sector in the face of the health crisis (blog)
21 April 2020 | Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation

IFAD’s response to the COVID-19 crisis - protecting and enhancing rural resilience
21 April 2020 | IFAD

An assessment of coronavirus effects on Inpulse partners (blog)
 April 2020 | Inpulse Investment Manager

Supervisory response to the impact of COVID-19 on credit (guide)
21 April 2020 | Toronto Centre

Digitizing Payments in the Time of COVID-19 (webinar recording)
21 April 2020 | UNCDF

How education lending MFIs are responding to COVID-19 (blog)
20 April 2020 | CFI at Accion

UN Goodwill Ambassadors Idris and Sabrina Elba launch appeal for IFAD’s $200 million coronavirus relief fund for rural communities
20 April 2020 | IFAD

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the Indian fintech startup ecosystem: Four predictions and one suggestion (blog)
20 April 2020 | MSC

Building resilience: How to ensure women are not left behind as a result of Covid-19 (blog)
20 April 2020 | Women's World Banking

Somalia: One of the countries least prepared to cope with the Covid-19 virus (blog)
17 April 2020 | CARE International

Creativity needed for the challenge of a Global Crisis (blog)
17 April 2020 | CARE International

Struggling with the Drastic Corona Measures in Northern Uganda (blog)
17 April 2020 | ICCO Cooperation

LMDF presents - Voices from the ground - Burkina Faso (webinar recording in French)
17 April 2020 | LMDF

Attention points business continuity for MFIs in view of the COVID-19 outbreak (guide)
16 April 2020 | ADA

COVID-19 : Overview of the situation for our partner MFIs & in our countries of intervention (blog)
16 April 2020 | Babyloan

The best laid plans...CGAP's response to COVID-19 (blog)
16 April 2020 | CGAP

Loan restructuring and refinancing agreements - build a corporate immune system in response to COVID-19 (webinar recording)
16 April 2020 | MFC

Digital finance & the COVID-19 Crisis (academic paper)
16 April 2020 | Universtiy of Luxembourg et al.

COVID-19 Exposes risks and opportunities in Kenya's gig economy (blog)
15 April 2020 | CGAP

International microfinance institutions anticipate the first effects of a recession (blog)
15 April 2020 | Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Food security: How are agriculture and the corner shops faring amid India’s lockdown? (blog)
15 April 2020 | MSC

CICO Agents: The under-valued “first responders” (blog)
15 April 2020 | MSC

The role of DFS agents during the Covid-19 crisis (paper)
15 April 2020 | MSC

Micro and small enterprises: Will the pandemic put an end to their business? (blog)
15 April 2020 | MSC

Stress test for success – build a corporate immune system in response to COVID-19 (webinar recording)
15 April 2020 | MFC

Covid-19 rapid response: Education finance (webinar recording)
15 April | Opportunity International

A customer-centric response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Social Performance Management in Practice, Examples from the field (key principles & examples)
15 April 2020 | SPTF

Caring for our clients during COVID-19 (blog)
15 April 2020 | VisionFund International

The economies have been hit already—we now need palliatives and ultimately cures (blog)
14 April 2020 | MSC

What’s a donor to do? The financial impact of COVID-19 on the poor (blog)
12 April | CGAP

Treating staff responsibly during the pandemic: three things to do today (blog)
10 April | SPTF in FinDev Gateway

NpM members issue Investor Statement on Covid-19
10 April 2020 | NpM

Shaping a holistic response to COVID-19: Protecting food systems and rural producers (blog)
9 April 2020 | IFAD

LMDF presents: Voices from the ground - Cambodia & Myanmar (webinar recording)
9 April 2020 | LMDF

Social impact in the pandemic: how Oikocredit is helping partners fight back (blog)
9 April 2020 | Oikocredit

Business continuity - How to build a corporate immune system in response to COVID-19 (webinar recording)
9 April 2020 | MFC

Pandemics and financial stability - Part 4 (webinar recording)
9 April 2020 | Toronto Centre

The role of financial inclusion in addressing the impact of COVID-19 (interview)
9 April 2020 | Triodos Investment Management

A candid discussion with financial sector leaders: How can we support staff, clients and sustain operations in this time of crisis? (blog on webinar)
3 April 2020 | Amarante Consulting

LMDF presents: Voices from the ground - Kenya (webinar recording)
3 April 2020 | LMDF

Covid-19 crisis shows why savings matter (blog)
3 April 2020 | WSBI

How should FSPs respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? (blog)
2 April 2020 | CFI at Accion

Continuity in a crisis: exploring reactions to the Covid-19 outbreak among providers of financial services for low-income women (blog)
2 April 2020 | Women's World Banking

Global Rapid Gender Analysis for COVID-19 (study)
1 April 2020 | CARE International

Pandemics and financial stability - Part 3 (webinar recording)
1 April | Toronto Centre

Ten Issues for Supervisors During Crises (guide)
April 2020 | Toronto Centre

Business Continuity planning for a supervisory authority (guide)
April 2020 | Toronto Centre

BlueOrchard invests in IFC’s Covid-19 social bond issuance
31 March 2020 | BlueOrchard

What does the Covid-19 pandemic mean for BlueOrchard’s investments? (blog)
31 March 2020 | BlueOrchard

COVID-19 in Africa: “If the lockdowns continue, we will see famines.” (blog/interview)
30 March 2020 | CORDAID

COVID-19: Triple Jump’s Response (article)
30 March 2020

WSBI statement on Covid-19: united efforts to overcome the crisis are indispensable (blog)
30 March 2020 | WSBI

The microfinance sector is organising itself in the face of the effects of the health crisis (blog)
29 March 2020 | Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Pandemics and natural disasters: What can we learn from past disasters to help with today’s pandemic? (blog)
27 March 2020 | CFI at Accion

Free Support: Remote Data Collection for ALL Clients - impact assessment, needs diagnostic and follow-up (toolkit)
26 March 2020 | HEDERA

How to cope with the pandemic effects on MFI’s businesses (webinar recording)
26 March 2020 | MFC

Pandemics and financial stability - Part 2 (webinar recording)
24 March 2020 | Toronto Centre

Can financial inclusion moderate impacts of coronavirus? (blog)
20 March 2020 | CFI at Accion

How coronavirus affects the microfinance sector (blog)
20 March 2020 | Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

Pandemics and financial stability - Part 1 (webinar recording)
19 March 2020 | Toronto Centre

Free Support: Online Training Platform for NGOs and MIVs' technical assistance to MFIs (e-learning platform)
16 March 2020 | HEDERA

CARE Prepares COVID-19 Response Working Closely With Vulnerable Communities
16 March 2020 | Care International