The FinDev Gateway Blog features interviews and blog posts from financial inclusion practitioners around the world. In this community space, we share lessons learned, new ideas, and upcoming research from the field.
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. PAYGo PERFORM says it is time to change that and standardize financial reporting in this sector.
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?
Digital financial services (DFS) cover a range of financial operations which are enabled by relatively new and direct electronic interfaces for clients: mobile (smart) phones, Internet, and ATMs. DFS...