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FinEquity Blog

Co-creating Solutions for Effective Women’s Financial Inclusion in Latin America and The Caribbean

FinEquityALC's Regional Lead, Mariana Martinez shares her main takeaways from the #FinEquityALC2024 annual convening, on key topics including gender-focused investment, intentional gender regulations and the power of gender-disaggregated data to accelerate women's financial inclusion.
FinEquity Blog

Women Entrepreneurs: Creating Economic Opportunities in their Communities

In Paraguay, 50% of the workforce is made up of women, with 13% residing in communities with some of the highest poverty rates in the country. In this blog, we learn how Mujeres Transformadoras, an initiative of Fundación Capital is strengthening women's participation in community decision-making, improving their business  skills, and expanding their access to resources in these poor communities.
FinEquity Blog

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. 
FinEquity Blog

Carolina Trivelli, Researcher Instituto de Estudios Peruanos

In this FinEquity Member Spotlight, Carolina Trivelli talks about the creation of FinEquityALC and advances in WFI in Peru and in the LAC region.
FinEquity Blog

Financial Inclusion and Access to Funds to Address Emergencies in LAC

Women are less likely than men to have access to emergency funds. Access to financial services — formal or informal — is crucial for addressing adverse situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic in LAC.
FinDev Blog

On the Way to Reducing the Gender Gap in Latin America

What National Financial Inclusion Strategies have accomplished so far in the region, and what more needs to be done
FinDev Interview

The Strategic Advantages of Empowering Women

María Cavalcanti, President and CEO of Pro Mujer, talks about gender and leadership with the Portal