Delivering value-added solutions and providing technical expertise to the microfinance sector. Technical Advisory Services (TAS) is a growing thematic area of ECI (Empowerment thru Creative Integration) for capacity building of staff of MFIs. In order to achieve the goals of capacity building of the staff of MFIs, ECI designs tailored advisory services in the areas of institutional development, expanding product diversity beyond simple short-term credit instruments, reaching beyond urban centers, and diversifying funding sources. By embedding this approach into the core delivery of financial services, the financial institutions get equipped to appropriately manage risk, balance profitability with inclusive finance, and contribute to long-term sustainability and wider systemic growth. Moreover, these services assist financial institutions to adopt a client-centric approach in product design and delivery of customized services for households and micro enterprises.