Project documentation | 30 December 2015

MFI Information:

Mission: Promote a large number of sustainable livelihoods, including for the rural poor and women, through the provision of financial services and technical assistance in an integrated manner.

Decent Work Area:

Productivity and Occupational safety and health (OSH)


Non-Financial Services: OSH and productivity training and close individual monitoring
  • Staff training of trainers on better productivity and increased work place safety (based on ILO’s WIND methodology) branded SWASTH
  • Client level training by Basix staff
  • Continuous individual on site monitoring


Positive results in safety and health at the workplace
  • Significant decrease in workplace illnesses and injuries (11%)
  • Increased safe work place habits: more clients having a first aid box
Improved working conditions
  • Reduced average daily work hours (-73 minutes)
Improved productivity
  • 37 USD increase in the monthly income
  • Increase in the ability to cover costs (25%)
  • Increase in the adoption of new technologies and practises (to ease physical labour, reduce cost of inputs or increase yield) (54%)
Inconclusive results related to the longer term impact

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