In 2019 the Kandy Consulting Group in partnership with SEO Amsterdam Economics and Palladium International conducted an extensive impact evaluation exercise of the “Women Entrepreneurs Financial Initiative (We-Fi)” project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

This involved KCGs utilization of longitudinal surveys and qualitative methodologies such as focus group discussions involving a business related capacity building training carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers for 818 women entrepreneurs throughout Sri Lanka and their subsequent access to a formal finance initiative provided through numerous banks in Sri Lanka that were funded as a grant by the ADB.

The Computer Assisted Telephone Interviews (CATI) surveys were condudted using the SurveyCTO platform.