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The Hrishipara Daily Diaries project tracks the daily money transactions of 60 low-income households in central Bangladesh on a daily basis over many years. 

It started in May 2015 and is ongoing. Its objective is to understand in detail the economic and financial lives of low-income households. Its goal is to reveal insights that will enable policy makers and service providers (including financial service providers) to help low-income households improve their lives. 

Recent news: five blogs about the diaries have now been published: four at the Global Development Institute at Manchester University in the UK; and CGAP at the World Bank. (See also the publications page).
We have prepared a slideshow on what the diaries tell us about Digital Financial Services (DFS) use in Bangladesh

Latest news: UNCDF has agreed to provide funding to keep the diaries running for a further two years from June 2017.