Connecting the global microfinance and financial inclusion community
Approximately 16 million people in Colombia depend on income generated from micro and small enterprises (MSEs). Digital platforms and tools can help them grow, but uptake and use is impeded by diverse challenges.
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The Central Bank of Nigeria has identified eight Strategic Imperatives. With their respective communities of practice, they aim to close the country’s financial inclusion gender gap.
In 2022, the FinDev Blog featured the insights and experiences of over 50 community members on a range of topics. In the top ten most read blog posts from 2022, the sector's move to digital, especially with a focus on women, and savings groups were key themes.
In 2022, we published over 400 publications on FinDev Gateway in English, French, Spanish and Arabic on topics ranging from central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to consumer protection to the role of fintech.
Digital remittances can form a gateway to better financial health and inclusion for migrants and their families. Yet one key factor influencing remittance behavior is often overlooked: gender.
Research findings from Uganda sharing results from qualitative interviews with women who report greater sense of trust and relationship with the bank and improved saving behavior as a result of coaching.
This publication provides insights into how MSMEs have navigated challenges presented by the pandemic and what support they had available along with lessons learned to help prepare for future crises.
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.
Green Inclusive Finance: A Framework for Understanding How Financial Services Can Help Low-Income and Vulnerable People Respond to Climate Change
This report considers evidence on how inclusive financial services can help vulnerable populations respond to climate change and uses the framework to understand the various impact pathways through which financial services can help.
Are central bank digital currencies really the game-changer for financial inclusion that many claim? And how are central banks thinking about designing CBDCs to ensure that they achieve their goals?
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