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FinEquity and DSG Hub collaboration on Digitization of Savings Groups

FinEquity shares details of its collaboration with DSG Hub, to support the digitization of savings groups, a key priority for FinEquity stakeholders, in particular in Africa.
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Is Digital Exclusion the Missing Piece of Financial Inclusion?

In the fourth installment in our Leadership Insights series, FinEquity TAC member Christian Penotti discusses findings from CARE conversations with women across varying geographies on their relationship with technology and how it can be used to better support them and their financial inclusion. 
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Introducing FinEquity's New Knowledge Guide: Digital Financial Literacy

Recent years have seen a boon in interest in digital financial literacy (DFL) – it is now widely understood and accepted as a key enabler in the journey to women’s digital financial inclusion. Within FinEquity's new DFL Knowledge Guide, we have collected and collated a series of resources that approach DFL from three different directions. Check it out! 
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Designing for Mixed Realities

A member guest blog by Rathi Mani-Kandt, Head of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion, CARE and Emma Langbridge, Entrepreneurship Communications Advisor, CARE.
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Listening To Our People - Learnings From User-Centered Social Payments in the Caribbean

The pace of digital transformation across the Caribbean has accelerated immensely since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments throughout the region have adopted digital processes to improve citizens’ experiences receiving payments - particularly women, and social protection programs have been at the forefront of this transformation. WFP Caribbean reflects on progress. 
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When Equal Use Is Not What It Seems

Ghana has one of the most mature mobile money markets in Africa, and one of the smallest mobile ownership gender gaps. However, a deeper look at GSMA's data reveals several gender differences not immediately apparent on the surface - they've highlighted here. 
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How Can Designing Women-Focused Products Encourage Financial Inclusion?

We noticed some common themes throughout our recent case study series on the research and design process taken by four different FSPs to build products and services to improve women’s access to finance, and are happy to share them here.