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FinDev Blog

How Can Small Scale Savings Be Offered Sustainably?

After six years of implementation, Scale2Save shares a number of lessons learned around the key drivers they identified for viable business models and the institutional factors that affect an FSP’s ability to offer low-balance savings products.
FinDev Blog

How to Invest With a Gender Lens

While adopting gender-smart strategies is something every investor should strive for - both because it is the right thing to do and because it makes good business sense - there is no straightforward roadmap for how to do it.
FinDev Guide

Guide to Inclusive Savings

In honor of World Savings Day, 31 October, this resource guide provides a curated list of recent work on inclusive savings solutions for low-income customers.
FinDev Blog

Rethinking MSME Financing: It's the Customer's Digital Transformation That Matters

As small businesses go digital, platform data can help MFIs better serve them, contributing to a healthier, more sustainable and more inclusive lending model.
FinDev Blog

Financial Inclusion in the Wake of the Pandemic

While poor and women borrowers suffered the most, they also benefited the most from gaining access to financial services, according to a survey of Triple Jump's partners.
FinDev Blog

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.
FinDev Blog

How Can We Help Agricultural SMEs Respond to the Food Crisis?

These turbulent times of pandemic, climate change and war require action from the financial inclusion community to ensure growth and sustainability for agri-preneurs.
FinDev Blog

Who Do You Trust? Building a “TrustScore” for Savings Groups

DreamStart Labs explores how to incorporate member-driven assessments into credit scoring through their app.
FinDev Blog

The Path to Financial Inclusion Must Include Saving in Small Groups

The sector needs to transition from the idea that financial inclusion means borrowing (and sometimes saving) in a financial institution and give more power to informal savings through the millions of groups that already exist.
FinDev Blog

Digital Transformation: Who Is in the Driver's Seat?

The role of executive leadership is key for microfinance institutions to move successfully towards the digital future.