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Water and Wellbeing in a Changing World
A strong evidence base helps strengthen the case for water and sanitation financing to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6.
Women in Haiti Become Community Health Entrepreneurs
In this FinDev interview, Carine Roenen of Fonkoze shares the story of their healthcare program, Boutik Santé, winner of the 2021 European Microfinance Award.
Women As Changemakers Improve Access to Water and Sanitation
How does women’s participation in household investment decisions accelerate access to quality water and sanitation services?
COVID-19: How Does Microfinance Weather the Coming Storm?
If the microfinance sector is going to survive the pandemic, we need to treat COVID-19 as the fundamental threat to the industry that it likely is.
COVID-19: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Your Work and the Clients You Serve?
We invite you to join an open discussion among the global financial inclusion and microfinance community on the effects of this pandemic and how organizations are preparing to deal with it.
Gateway Guide to Pay-As-You-Go Financing for Basic Services
Learn more about this innovative business model which is helping more low-income customers access essential services such as electricity, water and cooking fuel. Explore FinDev Gateway's latest publications, webinars and blog posts on PAYGo financing.
Productive Versus Consumption Loans: A Distinction That Hurts Rather Than Helps
Water.org explains why water and sanitation loans have high repayment rates and should be prioritized by MFIs, and makes a call to all microfinance professionals to reject the misguided labeling of loans as either productive or for consumption only.