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How Do Digital Remittances Contribute to Women’s Financial Health?

Results from a UNCDF survey make clear the need for more gender-smart and migrant-centric remittance products.
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Food Insecurity Among Microfinance Clients

As food prices rise, data from the COVID-19 pandemic shows us which households will suffer the most, and what makes them vulnerable.
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WhatsApp Helps Small Businesses Get Back on Their Feet After the Pandemic

Business support organizations in Brazil and Peru share how they used this digital tool to build entrepreneur communities and capacity.
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What 18,000 Clients Say About Their Microfinance Experience

A new Microfinance Index captures client-level outcomes across five dimensions of impact, providing us with key insights that help us understand how client outcomes vary with different types of microfinance services.
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How Do Savings Contribute to Financial Health?

A meta-review leads to two mental shifts in approaches to savings research.
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What Do Microfinance Clients Need to Adapt to Climate Change?

In the first post of the FinDev Blog Series on Climate Change and Financial Inclusion, we explore insights from Rwandan smallholder farmers on building climate resilience through microfinance.
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From Ideation to Iteration: Human-Centered Design of Micro-Savings in Nigeria

LAPO Microfinance Bank learned five important lessons from their experience using a human-centered design process to revamp their child savings account product.
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Meet Ivy the Innovator and Charlie the Copycat on Their Journey to Financial Inclusion

Understanding how different consumer behaviors affect adoption rates can help financial inclusion practitioners fine-tune their efforts.
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Using Data and Machine Learning to Close the Gender Gap in DR Congo

Differences in product awareness show that we need to look deeper at sub-segments among women if we want to achieve equality of financial access.  
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Shifting Perspectives: From Financial Inclusion to Financial Health of Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs)

Three years since the Global Compact on Refugees, financial health remains elusive for most refugees. New research puts forth a financial health framework for measuring progress against the challenges refugees face.