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FinDev Blog

Microfinance in the Digital World: Seven Questions for the Future

Will fintechs take over microfinance? Can traditional microfinance lenders survive? How? Elisabeth Rhyne of the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion answers these and other burning questions.
FinDev Blog

The Gender Gap is Wide. Which FinTechs Are Working to Narrow It?

A new Female-Focused Fintech Prize aims to connect and bring attention to fintech products working for women.
FinDev Interview

Are Soft Skills Still Relevant As Microfinance Moves Into the Digital Age?

Peter Surek, European Microfinance Network (EMN) Board Member, delves into key questions on human resource challenges and disruptive technology ahead of their upcoming conference, which is shaking things up with a new format designed to inspire and bring together participants.
FinDev Blog

How PAYGo Solar Companies Can Shine for Investors

The pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar industry has attracted a lot of interest among impact investors. But complex business models and a lack of reporting standards may be putting off large-scale investment.  
FinDev Interview

Does Digital Transformation Mean Turning Your Employees Into Robots?

Grzegorz Galusek, Executive Director of the Microfinance Centre, discusses digitalization, agile working and what we can look forward to from this year's annual conference.
FinDev Blog

Why Smallholder Finance Isn’t Getting the Investment It Needs

By overlooking investment opportunities in smallholder finance in favor of serving less risky client segments that are easier to reach, investors are missing out on one of the greatest impact opportunities in financial inclusion today. What can financial service providers and investors do about it?
FinDev Blog

Want To Stay in Business? Keep Your Loan Officers Happy

Loan officers are in a critical position to influence clients’ experience with an MFI. Yet they are often under intense pressure to meet targets. Here are six steps for improving working conditions for microfinance field staff.
FinDev Blog

Learn. Save. Earn. Why Do We Celebrate Global Money Week & Aflatoun Day?

Children around the world need to start early to become good money managers. Global Money Week aims to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.
FinDev Quiz

The Evolution of Mobile Money: Where Are We Today?

Take this quiz to discover how mobile money has transformed access and use of financial services around the globe.
FinDev Blog

Making Clean Cooking Affordable

Following the FinDev Gateway webinar on financing for clean cooking, GLPGP discusses how innovative consumer finance approaches can help facilitate access to clean cooking in developing countries.