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The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola

Lessons from an Empowerment Program
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Informal Finance in Sierra Leone: Why and How It Fits Into the Financial System

What factors account for the prevalence of informal finance?
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Financial Inclusion and Resilience: How BRAC’s Microfinance Program Recovered from the West Africa Ebola Crisis

This case study explores how BRAC's microfinance companies in Liberia and Sierra Leone responded to the Ebola crisis in 2014, enabling to deliver a remarkable recovery of its operations.

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Saving Money, Saving Lives

This case study shares key lessons from Sierra Leone’s experience using digital payments to help combat the Ebola crisis and highlights the need for governments to take early action, in partnership with the humanitarian and development community and the private sector.

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Enabling Small Entrepreneurs to Recover From Ebola

Assessing the resilience of microfinance providers and their clients during the Ebola crisis
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Sierra Leone: The Impact of the Ebola Crisis on the Microfinance Sector and Stories of Microentrepreneurs' Resilience

Findings from 84 client interviews and data from 9 microfinance institutions
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A Mantra for a Green Earth: Preliminary TBL Forecast Impact

Understanding the benefits of combining financial and energy aid in Sierra Leone
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A Simple Poverty Scorecard for Sierra Leone

A scorecard to to estimate poverty rates and track changes in them over time in Sierra Leone