Partner: IFMR-LEAD, India.
Geographical Location: Dhaka, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, and Khulna Division.
Timeline: January 2020 to June 2020
Methods: Due to the Covid-19 situation telephonic survey has been designed to conduct a baseline study. A structured questionnaire has been developed to conduct the telephonic survey. The surveyors will be using the SurveyCTO platform for the study.
Description: MOMODa FOUNDATION will conduct a total number of 500 telephonic surveys on Grameen Phone agents located in Dhaka, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, and Khulna Division. All possible preparation has been taken for the survey. The telephonic survey will start on 01 June 2020. Questions will be asked in the survey about
• Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy
• Dr. Jonathan Morduch
• Dr. Jean N. Lee
The experiment, titled “Mobile Banking and Remittance among Migrant Workers: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh”, is being conducting to understand impacts of mobile banking among urban migrant workers and their rural households in Bangladesh using field experiment.
MOMODa in a partner's collaboration with New York University, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), International Growth Centre (IGC) and Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) implemented the project.
The aims of the project are to analyze the adoption behavior of mobile banking service, and the impact of using the service on wellbeing and shock absorption capacity of the participants of the experiments.
Ms. Kate Glynn-Broderick
The study intends to work with the target community of all divisions of the country. The foundation will employ its best resources to complete target activities in selected locations. The specific objectives of this study are to:
• Identify the state of women in traditional banking and savings scheme.
• Provide information for setting realistic and achievable targets for the project period
• Identify key contextual factors and understanding of the situation, e.g. women economic empowerment, access to finance, work place facilities etc. in intervention areas
• Assess the current status of women economic engagements in project location and width