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 Gateway sat down with Christoph Pausch, Executive Secretary of e-MFP, to discuss housing finance, the focus of this year's European Microfinance Week, and what we can learn from recent housing finance initiatives.
Carrie Creasey shares why MetLife Foundation has shifted its focus to financial health - a concept that can tell us a lot more than financial inclusion can about how people's use of financial tools impacts their lives.
In this Gateway interview, Sandra Prieto and Laura Hemrika tell us what they expect from their panel session at European Microfinance Week, and provide insights about the importance of funding for housing microfinance.
After considering partnering with MFIs for a new asset-based financing program, the biogas system producer realized they'd be better off creating their own program. Here they share their experiences and lessons learned.