As part of our AppLab Money India initiative, Grameen Foundation is collaborating with ThinkPlace to design a new suite of loan products for clients of Grameen Koota, a microfinance institution in Bangalore. In this blog, which first ran on ThinkPlace's website, Mark Thompson shares his insights on working with the women Grameen Koota serves.
Sometimes you come across a project that not only makes you want to drop everything and start working on it straight away, but changes your life as well.
We work on a lot of great projects at ThinkPlace, but my most recent project was eye opening, challenging and rewarding all at once.
The journey started with a lot of pre project research, but this story began with a flight to India.
ThinkPlace partnered with Grameen Foundation to look at a product suite for income generating loans for their client Grameen Koota, a Micro Finance Institution (MFI).