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FinEquity Blog

Meeting the Needs of Unbanked Women in the Digital Era

How can the unique needs of unbanked women be met with mobile money? In this blog, WomenSave shares findings from their research in Uganda on how to empower these women to use digital financial services to meet their financial goals.
FinEquity Blog

COVID-19 Gendered Impacts on Livelihoods in Africa: A new Sex Disaggregated Data Set for SSA

Members of FinMark Trust present the methodology behind their COVID-19 tracker and share initial insights on the impact of COVID-19 on women’s resilience and economic participation in selected sub-Saharan African countries.
FinEquity Blog

Grace Majara Kibombo of CARE USA

Grace Majara Kibombo is a Senior Technical Advisor for CARE USA based in Kampala, Uganda. In this FinEquity Member Spotlight Interview, Grace tells us about the work CARE does to support women's financial inclusion, the value and impact of Savings Groups in Uganda, and how CARE was able to provide critical guidance to COVID-19 in record time.
FinDev Blog

Getting It Right: With Mobile for Girls

Mobile offers significant potential to engage people at scale, connecting them to services and solutions that can improve their everyday lives. The rise of mobile banking products, such as Safaricom’s mPesa in Kenya and other digital financial services, show that overcoming specific contextual challenges and responding to the demand of low-income people at scale, requires digitally-led solutions.