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FinDev Blog

Incentives for Small Retailers to Climb the Modernization and Digitization Ladder

Lessons from traditional small-scale shopkeepers in Mexico on finding incentives beyond business education and cash provision
FinDev Blog

Digital Innovation: Three Key Lessons to Improve the Resilience of African MFIs and Their Clients

Takeaways from the African Microfinance Week (SAM) on overcoming the challenges and risks associated with digital transformation
FinDev Blog

Why We Urgently Need Alternatives to the Investor-Driven Fintech Model

Fintech is the latest financial innovation thought capable of dramatically improving the lives of the global poor, but a more critical look is necessary to challenge this narrative.
FinDev Blog

The Power of Community-Based Organizations to Mobilize Farmers’ Savings

A Scale2Save project in Cote d’Ivoire shares what they’ve learned working with farmer cooperatives as financial agents.
FinDev Guide

Guide to Upcoming Events on Women's Financial Inclusion

For International Women's Day 2022, check out this list of events addressing the gender gap and women's economic empowerment.
FinDev Quiz

What Explains the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap?

Explore your knowledge on a range of issues that affect women's financial inclusion - from gendered social norms to women's property rights to gender lens investing. How much do you know?
FinDev Interview

Women in Haiti Become Community Health Entrepreneurs

In this FinDev interview, Carine Roenen of Fonkoze shares the story of their healthcare program, Boutik Santé, winner of the 2021 European Microfinance Award. 
FinDev Blog

Harnessing the Potential of Inclusive Finance for Energy Access

Three key takeaways on developing green microfinance programs from experts at the SAM Conference.
FinDev Blog

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.
FinDev Blog

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.