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The sector needs to transition from the idea that financial inclusion means borrowing (and sometimes saving) in a financial institution and give more power to informal savings through the millions of groups that already exist.
The second blog in this two-part series on agent gender looks at evidence on the effectiveness of women agents in cash-in cash-out (CICO) networks for women's financial inclusion.
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.
This paper examines two research questions. First, does fintech improve digital financial inclusion? Second, are there segments of society that are not included because they do not have the capacity and means to adopt fintech – such as women, the poor and people living in rural areas?
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.
Colombia's Ingreso Solidario: Improving Social Protection Through Public-Private Collaboration and Responsible Digital Payment Practices as Part of COVID-19 Emergency Response
This case study illustrates how designing programs responsibly can result in greater trust in digital financial services, leading to greater volumes of digital transactions, and increased use of digital savings and e-commerce services.
Central Bank Digital Currency – An Opportunity for Financial Inclusion in Developing and Emerging Economies?
This special report on central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and financial inclusion looks at the current state of financial inclusion across different developing and emerging economies, and identifies the main use cases CBDC can contribute to.
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.
Financial Inclusion News
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