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Our Work

Code of Conduct Assessments (COCA)

Code of Conduct Assessments (COCA)

M2i maintains that for micro-finance to sustain, sound operational management practices, which strongly emphasize on ethical behavior and responsible lending are imperative. In order to assess adherence to ethical operational practices, M2i pioneered Code of Conduct Assessments (COCA), performing the first of these assessments in the microfinance sector across the globe. Development of COCA tool […]

Impact Assessment of Rural Livelihood Promotion Program through Interventions in Handicraft & Medicinal Plants

Impact Assessment of Rural Livelihood Promotion Program through Interventions in Handicraft & Medicinal Plants

Royal Bank of Scotland Foundation in India (RBSFI) provided grant support to an NGO in South India for a project on handicrafts and medicinal plants. The project accomplished various activities planned for the project. A producer company was set up and the producers were gradually being included as shareholders of the company. This study was initiated […]

Impact assessment of Microenterprise lending pilot project

Impact assessment of Microenterprise lending pilot project

This study was sponsored by GIZ and involved microenterprises in garment cluster in Delhi-NCR who were provided loans by SIDBI and Satin Creditcare Network Limited (Satin) under a pilot project. These loans were provided under the Micro Small and Medium Enterprise Financing and Development (MSME – F&D) project being implemented by Small Industries Development Bank […]

Review of microenterprise lending by the MFIs in India

Review of microenterprise lending by the MFIs in India

This study was undertaken to comprehensively assess the status of microenterprise lending by the MFIs in India. This had the following components Assessment of demand supply gap in financing of microenterprises. This was primarily based on the review of secondary data. Experience of Microenterprise lending by the MFIs in India: We profiled case studies of […]

Baseline Survey Analytics

Baseline Survey Analytics

Water.org is a US based non-profit organization committed to providing safe drinking water and sanitation to people in the developing countries. It conducted Baseline Surveys with the help of its partner organisations in India using a standard questionnaire. Data was collected by the partner organisations using their field staff. M2i has provided advisory support for […]

Watercredit Market Assessment

Watercredit Market Assessment

This study was carried out for Water.org – a US based non-profit organization committed to providing safe drinking water and sanitation to people in developing countries.  The study was carried out to undertake an assessment of potential market for watercredit in three north Indian states – Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Uttarakhand. The following were the […]

Trainings

Trainings

We have developed training modules in various areas such as: Equity Valuation and Investments Implementing Code of Conduct Loan Portfolio Management Risk and Delinquency Management Corporate Finance for MFIs Financial Analysis for MFIs Business Planning and Projections Accounting and Financial Reporting Management Information System (MIS) We have conducted trainings for organizations in India, Sri Lanka […]

Institutional Structuring

Institutional Structuring

We have helped in the institutional structuring of MFIs as well as MFI promoted microenterprises. We have provided advice on legal issues, capital requirements, market potential, social impact as well as management systems. Investors interested in optimal impact and multiple bottom-line returns have found our advice most helpful.

Research on Setting up a Fund investing in India

Research on Setting up a Fund investing in India

Investments  in India are regulated by a number of rules regarding ownership of enterprises, origin and amount of funds, sectors of investments, and repatriation of profits among others. Investments can be made by non-residents in the equity shares/fully, compulsorily and mandatorily convertible debentures/ fully, compulsorily and mandatorily convertible preference shares of an Indian company, through […]

Implementation and mentoring of Microfinance programmes

Implementation and mentoring of Microfinance programmes

M2i Consulting has wide experience of implementation of microfinance programmes. We have helped organizations to roll out microfinance operations in new areas. M2i has successfully implemented and handed over microfinance as a new business line for many finance companies and banks wanting to down-scale. M2i also provides mentorship support to small and medium MFIs. It […]