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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.
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.
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-as-a-Service (BaaS) is an entirely new business model that enables non-banks to offer banking services under their own brand and seamlessly embedded into their digital offering. By enabling the embedding of financial services into almost any digital context, BaaS may augur a profound evolution of the financial sector of which we are only seeing the early stages. In addition to an analysis of the BaaS model, this reading deck also contains four case studies of BaaS providers: Solarisbank (Europe), Cross River (USA), Accendo Banco (Mexico) and Green Dot (USA). These businesses can offer a compelling indication of how the BaaS model may unfold in emerging markets and developing economies.
Banking in Layers: Five Cases to Illustrate How the Market Structure for Financial Services is Evolving
Leveraging Digital ID and e-KYC for the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons: Risks and Opportunities
This report discusses the challenges and bottlenecks preventing the wider adoption of digital ID and e-KYC to advance the financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons in Rwanda, Mauritania, and Eswatini.
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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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