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While there is growing evidence of a positive relationship between cash-in cash-out (CICO) network quality and gender inclusiveness, there is still an ongoing debate about whether the gender of the agent matters for business performance and for women’s financial inclusion.
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CARE shares results and lessons from adapting their Village Savings & Loan Association (VSLA) model to crisis settings to help extend access to financial services to some of the most underserved communities in the world.
This FinDev guide highlights some of the most recent analytical pieces on the newly released Global Findex database 2021 and will continue to be updated as new publications become available.
A new Microfinance Index captures client-level outcomes across five dimensions of impact, providing us with key insights that help us understand how client outcomes vary with different types of microfinance services.
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.
Banking in Layers: Five Cases to Illustrate How the Market Structure for Financial Services is Evolving
This Focus Note advocates the importance of a segmented approach to addressing micro and small enterprises (MSE) needs and focuses on MSEs with up to 20 employees.
Strategies to Optimize MSME-Centered Supply Chain Finance Solutions: A Study of Ghana, Ethiopia, and Nigeria
Given the urgency of digital transformation to build an inclusive recovery, this paper provides timely insights into how to enable supply chain finance models in three African countries.
Dive into the latest research and insights on over 30 topics related to financial inclusion and microfinance. FinDev Gateway hosts over 8,000 publications, blog posts, events and announcements curated by our editors and sent in by various organizations from across the globe.
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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.
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FinDev Webinars enable financial inclusion practitioners to share lessons and attend online presentations and discussions delivered by the world’s leading financial inclusion experts.
This webinar introduces ATLAS, a new data platform centralizing data on financial and social performance to make financial inclusion accountable.Learn More