To improve the incomes and nutrition status of over 1.63 million poor people in Burma by promoting resilient livelihoods and food security food security through agricultural commercialisation and climate smart agriculture, financial inclusion, business and skills development, and targeted nutrition support to mothers and children in the ‘One thousand day’ window between conception and a child’s second birthday.
Improved Micro Small and Medium Enterprise access to appropriate financial services translating into higher economic benefits for state, and poor and marginalised groups, in Pakistan
To support access to finance for small and medium sized businesses, especially those owned and run by women, and to support productivity and growth in the horticulture, leather and textiles sectors in order to raise incomes and create jobs.
To improve the food and nutrition security of 350,000 small holder farmers in 8 rural districts of Zimbabwe by raising farm productivity through training of farmers and introducing improved agricultural practices, linking the farmer groups to input and output markets, facilitating access to rural finance and promoting production and consumption of nutritious foods including bio-fortified and fortification of maize.
To drive inclusive growth through a combination of grants and development capital investments that build financial markets and institutions
To improve access to financial services for the poor and marginalised groups and for micro and small enterprises in Pakistan
To provide access to poor people to a broad range of financial services such as payments, savings, loans, and insurance by continuing to support piloting new ideas and approaches, and to support technical assistance regulators and commercial players for enhancing industry knowledge and practice about business models, pricing and design of financial products. Access to these services enables consumers to acquire productive assets, invest in health and education and make other purchases that enrich their lives.
To improve the provision of loans and other financial services for 8,000 small enterprises and 400,000 households in Nepal
To enhance economic value generated for the poor as producers, consumers and employees by investing in impact enterprises. This will benefit up to 30 enterprises and generate employment incomes of at least £10m.To ensure poor and vulnerable people in low income states (especially women) benefit from economic growth through better access to financial services, and investing in private sector projects that will benefit the poor as producers, consumers and employers. This will benefit 12 million low income households with improved access to financial services and upto 30 enterprises in attracting additional investments worth £56 million.
The programme will support to increase access to finance for the micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Bangladesh. It will work in three folds- 1) work with the policymakers to make the financial environment more MSE friendly, 2) set up a credit information bureau for the microfinance industry and 3) work with product/ service providers to come up with business ideas that will build the capacity of the MSEs and essentially increase their ability to access formal financial services. All these will help to increase the private sector credit to GDP ratio from the existing 48% to 53% which will contribute to increase the MSE supported jobs from existing 28million to 30million. The key outcome of the programme is to increase the value added output of MSEs by encouraging financial sector to provide £93 Million in additional loans to previously excluded MSEs.