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FinDev Blog

Want To Stay in Business? Keep Your Loan Officers Happy

Loan officers are in a critical position to influence clients’ experience with an MFI. Yet they are often under intense pressure to meet targets. Here are six steps for improving working conditions for microfinance field staff.
FinDev Blog

Learn. Save. Earn. Why Do We Celebrate Global Money Week & Aflatoun Day?

Children around the world need to start early to become good money managers. Global Money Week aims to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.
FinDev Quiz

The Evolution of Mobile Money: Where Are We Today?

Take this quiz to discover how mobile money has transformed access and use of financial services around the globe.
FinDev Blog

Making Clean Cooking Affordable

Following the FinDev Gateway webinar on financing for clean cooking, GLPGP discusses how innovative consumer finance approaches can help facilitate access to clean cooking in developing countries.
FinDev Interview

Why Do Practitioners Value FinEquity?

In honor of International Women’s Day, FinDev Gateway features FinEquity (formerly known as the Women’s Financial Inclusion Community of Practice), a special corner of FinDev where practitioners working to increase women’s financial inclusion can share ideas, resources and lessons learned. Uloma Ogba of UNCDF tells us what she values about this community of practice.
FinDev Blog

Does Fintech Have Us Spellbound?

How can we identify which fintech companies and products offer impact potential without being enthralled by the latest 'shiny new object'? Four frameworks help us separate potential from hype.
FinDev Blog

The Hole in the Bucket: The Impact of De-risking on Non-Profit Organizations

Whole groups are at risk of falling out of the financial system as banks develop increasingly risk-averse controls due to AML/CFT regulations. As non-profits face growing barriers to financial access, what can we do to reverse this trend?
FinDev Blog

Great Expectations: Fintech and the Poor

There’s off-the-charts hype around fintech in the financial inclusion community, but how much does it really help poor people? CGAP’s CEO Greta Bull says it’s time to rethink the promise of fintech and focus on how to better harness the innovation it brings in service of poor people.
FinDev Blog

Two Steps Behind: Social Inequality Poses a Challenge for Women’s Financial Inclusion in DR Congo

A recent FINCA survey of clients in DR Congo shows that women entrepreneurs are confined to the smallest, least profitable businesses. Getting a realistic picture of the obstacles women face helps prepare us for the task ahead of shifting the ground in women’s favor.
FinDev Guide

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2018

In 2018, FinDev Gateway published more blog posts than ever before, thanks to so many of our partner organizations and contributing community members. So which ones did you read the most?