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 conducted using the SurveyCTO platform.

To read more and download the paper visit  the SEO Amsterdam Economics website here