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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 Quiz

Sending Money Around the World

In honor of International Day for Family Remittances on 16 June, take this Microfinance Gateway Quiz to learn about global trends in the remittance market.
FinDev Blog

International Remittances: Why Is the Shift to Digital So Slow?

The uptake of digital remittances has been slower than hoped. Are we on the edge of a rapid revolution, or will the switch happen gradually, over many years? And is digital origination a key to driving down remittance costs? 
FinDev Blog

Remittances for Development: How Far Have We Come?

What will it take to bring the cost of remittance transfers down? Lessons from the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development.