Our Ideas

Behavioral model for financial health
Using human-centered design, Dalberg Design explored the financial behaviors of a diverse sample of people in Kenya and India in order to better understand how they pursued financial health.
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Ready, Set, Launch
A country-level launch planning guide for global health innovations
Small Merchants, Big Opportunity
This report intends to encourage dialogue and collaboration among global stakeholders to realize the potential to increase financial inclusion for, and through, micro and small merchants. It is also a call to action for financial service providers to bolster the merchant value proposition and provide small businesses with a suite of products designed to fit their needs.
Dakar Resilience Strategy
Dakar joins Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities.
Protecting Tigers from Asia’s Infrastructure Development Boom
Decimated from rampant poaching and merciless habitat destruction, the tiger population fell from over 100,000 at the start of the 20th century to just 3,200 in 2010. This rocky road is fast approaching a cliff edge.
Our Oceans
Don’t Forget Our Oceans on #GivingTuesday
The private sector could help us save the world’s oceans while safeguarding the economy.
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Cashless in the times of demonetisation
Tanzania Farmer
Financial Inclusion Fit to Size: Customizing Digital Credit for Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania
Dalberg Design explores the causes of low uptake in digital credit for smallholders to better understand how we can develop concrete product solutions to jump-start adoption of digital credit products by them.
Global Landscape Study on Digitizing P2G Payments
We completed the first-ever study to identify the opportunities and challenges of the potential 8 trillion USD digital persons-to-government (P2G) payment industry, with Karandaaz Pakistan and CGAP. With P2G payments totalling 375 billion USD in low-and lower-middle-income countries, digitizing these payments could bring benefits for governments, financial service providers and consumers.
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How Nigerian Businesses Can Help Save Newborn Lives
Each year, over 250,000 newborns die in Nigeria within their first 28 days of life – and most of these deaths are preventable.