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What Findex 2021 Tells Us About Financial Inclusion in India

Digital financial services are helping drive financial inclusion, but infrastructural barriers remain.
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Artificial Intelligence in Financial Inclusion: How Should Supervisors Respond?

The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the financial sector is spreading exponentially across advanced and emerging economies. What are the risks and opportunities presented by these innovations?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.