Malawi Data Resources
When more is more: why financial inclusion demand-side surveys are essential for access to financial services
FinScope consumer surveys offer insights into people's financial needs, preferences, and behaviour. It does not attempt to replicate the work of censuses or other annual surveys.
The Great Reset – rethinking the data and measurement framework
The Great Reset has happened. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the inflection point with systemic effects that affect how people live their lives
Malawi Financial Inclusion Refresh
This MAP report reviews the implementation of the 2015 MAP diagnostic, considers market changes, and identifies financial inclusion interventions to grow the economy.
FinScope MSME Survey Malawi 2019 Report
This report is prepared to provide insight into the Malawi MSME sector using the FinScope Malawi MSME 2019 survey.
MAP Malawi MSME 2019 focus group discussion report
The Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Report is based on findings from 6 focus group discussions with over 30 MSME owners.
MAP MSME Malawi Roadmap 2019 Report
Development Roadmap lays out a vision and implementation framework for the development of the SME sector in Malawi.
FinScope MSME Survey Malawi 2019 Pocket Guide
The lack of recent, holistic and reliable information about the MSME sector was identified to be a significant barrier from past consumer surveys and the MAP process.
MAP MSME Malawi Diagnostic 2019 Report
This report captures the findings of the country context, demand-side, supply-side, and policy and regulatory reviews.
Malawi Programmes Resources
Using a Multi-faceted Approach to Combatting Financial Inequality
Formal financial and economic inclusion remains pivotal in addressing the rampant inequality in many African economies today.
Family Remittances: A Vital Source for Livelihoods in SADC
Families' access to financial resources is crucial for building thriving communities and fostering economic growth. Remittances, as a vital source of income, provide millions of people with the means to meet their basic needs.
Remittances Market Assessment 2021 - Pocket guide
This pocket guide highlights key findings from the market assessment of remittance flows into and out of South Africa using SARB data and a mystery shopping exercise looking at the costs of remitting via various channels, from South Africa.
Remittances Market Assessment 2021
FinMark Trust conducted a market assessment of remittance flows into and out of South Africa using SARB data and a mystery shopping exercise looking at the costs of remitting via various channels, from South Africa to other countries in the SADC.
SADC Covid-19 Migrant Relief Fund
Migrants have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 economic fallout. In addition to lockdowns and job losses, they struggle to access adequate support, especially for their families back home that depend on them.
Digitisation of Financial Products for Cross-Border Traders
Informal cross border trade is important to the food security, supply of basic medical goods, as well as the livelihoods of millions. Find out more about the key corridors between SA and 5 key countries.
Agriculture Finance Scoping – Malawi
This agriculture scoping study focuses on Malawi as part of the FMT initiative to design market-based interventions that result in more inclusive growth for MSMEs.
The National Surveys methodology is a credible and globally accepted process of collecting and analysing financial inclusion data. National Surveys methodology uses a sampling procedure that ensures minimum acceptable levels for national, urban/rural and regional reliable estimates with acceptable margins of error. A multi-stage sampling methodology is applied, which entails selection of enumeration areas (EAs) – from recent census or population estimates using probability proportional to size, followed by the selection of households and the selection of one adult in the selected household using a Kish Grid.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
The primary Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) probability survey data provides insights into the current MSME landscape. MSMEs are key drivers of economic growth, employment and innovation in developing economies. This data allows for a deeper understanding of MSMEs, their owners and the challenges these owners face.