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COVID-19 Resource Hub

For the FinDev Gateway community of financial inclusion and microfinance practitioners around the globe - and in particular microfinance clients - the coronavirus pandemic presents numerous challenges. This Resource Hub provides a collective space for our community to share experiences, ideas and lessons learned as we all struggle to manage this unprecedented global crisis. We invite you to include your resources by sharing your work on FinDev Gateway.

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FinDev COVID-19 Update | 08 - 21 Oct 2020

A roundup of the most relevant coronavirus-related news, resources and events from the past two weeks


Can Cash Transfers to Digital Wallets Be a Lifeline During the Pandemic?

BRAC's experience in Bangladesh shows how digital wallets can act as a tool to include low-income households, especially women, in the financial system.


Do Flexible Loans Improve Access to Agricultural Credit?

Results from a recent survey in Kenya question the impact of flexible loan terms on how much credit smallholder farmers take up. But the issue may be that loans were still not flexible enough.


Considering some of the early lessons around the use of digital technology for COVID-19 related transfers

The Financial Access Survey, launched in 2009, is a supply-side dataset on access to and use of financial services aimed at supporting policymakers to measure and monitor financial inclusion and benchmark progress against peers.

FinDev Guide

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Latest Publications

FinDev Gateway hosts publications from over 2,000 organizations. Explore the largest collection of resources on microfinance and financial inclusion including over 8,000 papers, case studies, toolkits and more.

Paper / BMZ

Digital Solutions for the Financial Sector and Their Contribution to Sustainable Economic Development

Leveraging digital transformation for sustainable development and job creation
Paper / FinEquity

Making the Case for Gender Data in Financial Inclusion

FinEquity Gender Data Brief
Paper / MicroSave Consulting (MSC)

Optimizing Awareness, Communication, and Outreach for Government Payments in Times of Crisis

Lessons from the response to COVID-19 under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

News & Events

Keep up with the global microfinance and financial inclusion community. Check out the latest news from across the sector, and an extensive calendar of events and trainings hosted by a wide range of organizations.

FinDev Webinars

FinDev Webinars enable financial inclusion practitioners to share lessons and attend online presentations and discussions delivered by the world’s leading financial inclusion experts.

What Is the Future of Microfinance?

What does the COVID-19 crisis mean for the future of microfinance? Should MFIs take digital transformation more seriously? What will it take to get them there? And what is at stake if they don’t modernize?

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