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Financial Health Goes Global

This post is the first in the FinDev Blog series on financial health, introducing the concept of financial health and discussing new efforts to apply the concept in low- and middle-income countries.

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Guide to Financial Health

This guide summarizes recent work on financial health that is relevant for policy and practice across the world, to help you get up to speed on the current state of the financial health movement.

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Can Insurance Make Small-Scale Solar Energy More Accessible?

Small-scale solar installations have been an important innovation to bring electricity to remote areas, but they face many risks which jeopardize their ability to provide a continuous energy supply. 

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FinDev COVID-19 Update | 26 Aug - 08 Sep 2021

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


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COVID-19 Resource Hub

Latest news, publications, blogs, events and other resources on coronavirus and financial inclusion

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This policy brief considers whether central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) can promote the accessibility of financial services across the Pacific islands and the design choices involved in their development.

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Scale2Save partners FINCA and Centenary Bank in Uganda go from competition to cooperation, sharing service-distribution infrastructure for the benefit of end-user low-income customers.

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 / GSMA

The Mobile Money Prevalence Index (MMPI): A Country-Level Indicator for Assessing the Adoption, Activity and Accessibility of Mobile Money

This paper presents MMPI, a composite index that considers mobile money adoption, activity and accessibility at country level in order to facilitate comparisons between markets.

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Using NLP on Social Media to Assess Consumer Risks With Digital Lending Apps in India

This research presents insights on emerging customer risks from digital consumer loans in India, analyzing customer complaints and feedback on Twitter and reviews of digital lending apps on Google Play,

Paper / CGAP

Business Her Own Way: Creating Livelihoods Through Informal Online Commerce

This Focus Note outlines the characteristics of informal online commerce (IOC), maps the personas of the women who engage in it, and provides guidance to funders looking to support women to generate livelihoods through IOC.

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.

Lifting the Fog: ATLAS Data for Financial Inclusion

This webinar introduces ATLAS, a new data platform centralizing data on financial and social performance to make financial inclusion accountable.

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