Data Analytics for Global Development Summer Internship in India
- Madura Microfinance
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We are promoting a new Master or PhD – level Internship (see attached flyer) that we are hosting in Chennai, India. Students will learn the workings of microfinance and rural and urban microenterprise and engage in primary research that employs Madura’s widespread data collection of machinery.
As we collect these data, we are seeking academic collaborators and want to encourage participation from like-minded and equally passionate people to help develop deeper understanding for data dark communities so as to lead to future innovations in design and delivery of products and services.
About Madura Microfinance:
Madura Microfinance provides individual and group loans through its network of 200+ branches across five states of India and through an approach of Value Lending, strives to find mechanisms to deliver capital in rural India in more targeted and efficient ways. In an effort to better understand these communities, Madura has built a research lab that employs cutting-edge tools and survey methodologies to acquire relevant and reliable data from these data dark ecosystems at large scale. A large field force and dedicated field research teams reach into several thousands of villages and towns across multiple States in India to provide insights on various dimensions from individual to ecosystem behavior. We point you to our blog Insights where we presently share findings in an infographic format.