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News | 2015 September 15

A History of HERfinance

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Blog | 2015 June 2

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

Jean-Baptiste Andrieu, Associate Director, BSR; Lauren Shieds, Manager, BSR

A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.

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Blog | 2015 April 3

Four Ways to Design Financial Products for Low-Income Women

Four Ways to Design Financial Products for Low-Income Women

Lauren Shields, Associate Director | Paris

During the HERfinance Convening last month, participants highlighted how companies can put low-income women at the center when it comes to designing financial products that they will access and use.

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Blog | 2015 March 9

How HERfinance Is Empowering Workers: Results from Our Pilot Project

How HERfinance Is Empowering Workers: Results from Our Pilot Project

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

Findings from our HERfinance pilot in India demonstrate that the financial-literacy program is having a positive impact on workers' financial knowledge, behaviors, and confidence—and perceptions of their employers.

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Report | 2015 March 9

Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

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Blog | 2015 February 6

Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

The first-ever Global HERfinance Convening, taking place March 10-11 in Hong Kong, will highlight how financial education programs in factories and farms can build financial inclusion.

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Blog | 2014 December 5

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong; Maria Pontes, Former Manager

A new report from BSR HERproject examined the gaps in healthcare provided at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh. Here's what we found.

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News | 2014 September 12

How Global Brands are (Finally) Investing in Factory Workers

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News | 2014 May 13

How Learning To Use An ATM is Changing Lives in India

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Blog | 2014 April 18

Investing in Workers Through Financial Education: HERfinance Curriculum Launch

Investing in Workers Through Financial Education: HERfinance Curriculum Launch

Elissa Goldenberg, Former Manager, BSR

As part of our HERfinance initiative, we've developed a curriculum for workplace-based financial education programs. Here, we see how the training works firsthand.

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