Month: June 2019

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: KEY TO FIELD STAFF RETENTION IN MFIS

By Wamiq Zia  Introduction The Field Managers are the backbone of any Microfinance Institution (MFI), they are the main link between the MFI and the clients that the MFI caters to. However, often this field-level staff has to work in extreme-pressure environments due to issues such as disbursing more loans, new client selection, etc. (Gray […]

MARKETING AS A STIMULANT FOR RURAL WOMEN’S ENTERPRISES

By Wamiq Zia Promoting women’s entrepreneurship and gender equality helps to create employment as well as to empower women in the family and wider community[1]. However, one of the major issues faced by the women in undertaking entrepreneurial activities is the lack of understanding of the marketing of products, including weak business associations and lack […]