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FinDev Quiz

Innovation for Greater Financial Inclusion in the Arab World

Take this quiz to learn about the Arab Financial Inclusion Innovation Prize!
FinDev Blog

Can Mobile Wallets Increase Access to Remittances and Other Financial Services?

Home to more than 600,000 Syrian refugees, Jordan hosts the second highest ratio of refugees in the world - 89 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants. In this blog post, Amarante Consulting shares what they learned from evaluating the Dig#ttances project, which explored digital solutions for refugees and the unbanked in Jordan.
FinDev Quiz

Getting Into the Nitty-Gritty of Remittances

Learn about global remittance costs and flows by taking this quiz dedicated to 2019 International Day for Family Remittances!
FinDev Blog

Digitize, Direct, Design (D3): Can These Three Principles Help Close the Gender Gap?

To realize the potential gains of financial inclusion, more intentional efforts are needed to close persistent gender gaps. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has developed three core principles for advancing women’s financial inclusion and economic empowerment.
FinDev Quiz

How Many Years Will it Take to Close the Gender Gap?

How do social norms shape women’s behavior and how do they impact economic outcomes? Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the link between social norms and women’s financial inclusion.
FinDev Blog

Microfinance in the Digital World: Seven Questions for the Future

Will fintechs take over microfinance? Can traditional microfinance lenders survive? How? Elisabeth Rhyne of the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion answers these and other burning questions.
FinDev Blog

The Gender Gap is Wide. Which FinTechs Are Working to Narrow It?

A new Female-Focused Fintech Prize aims to connect and bring attention to fintech products working for women.
FinDev Interview

Are Soft Skills Still Relevant As Microfinance Moves Into the Digital Age?

Peter Surek, European Microfinance Network (EMN) Board Member, delves into key questions on human resource challenges and disruptive technology ahead of their upcoming conference, which is shaking things up with a new format designed to inspire and bring together participants.
FinDev Blog

How PAYGo Solar Companies Can Shine for Investors

The pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar industry has attracted a lot of interest among impact investors. But complex business models and a lack of reporting standards may be putting off large-scale investment.  
FinDev Interview

Does Digital Transformation Mean Turning Your Employees Into Robots?

Grzegorz Galusek, Executive Director of the Microfinance Centre, discusses digitalization, agile working and what we can look forward to from this year's annual conference.