Areas Asia and the Pacific

Garment workers experience with wage digitization in Bangladesh

This report presents the results of research conducted in Bangladesh by Microfinance Opportunities in collaboration with the Social Performance Task Force on the experiences of garment workers whose employers changed from paying them in cash to paying them digitally.

Prospects of wage digitization in the apparel sector

Wage digitization in the apparel industry is just in its infancy but is quickly gaining traction as more and more owners see the benefits with the model. However, in order for the adoption to increase, there are certain challenges to…

MFS salary disbursement action plan

This action plan explores how ready-made garment factories and mobile financial service providers in Bangladesh can collaborate in digitizing the salary disbursement process for workers.

Financial needs of garment workers in India

This report examines the opportunity to expand financial inclusion for women in India’s garment sector by increasing women’s access to and use of mobile financial products and services.