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Informed Design: A Case Study Series (Tyme Group)

This is one of several case studies looking at the role of design in digital financial services (DFS) for women focusing on examples where research findings have translated into design that has eased and encouraged women’s use of DFS.

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Informed Design: A Case Study Series (UNCDF/WMBL)

This study examines Women's Micro Bank Limited and UNCDF's design of a branchless banking solution, the Mama Bank Access Point initiative, which serves unbanked women in rural Papua New Guinea. 

Guide / Toolkit

The RICHES Toolkit

The RICHES Toolkit includes 13 guides and trainings containing 46 tools. It has been designed for Women’s Economic Empowerment Actors to equip them with practical ideas and tools to integrate and assess child protection and safe business practices throughout their work.

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What it Takes: Insights From Women Leaders in Financial Inclusion

This case study research shares the insights of past program participants in order to motivate other aspiring women leaders, provoke conversation, and inspire new career pathways.

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Informed Design: A Case Study Series (WomenSave)

The first in a new case study series from FinEquity on informed design and digital financial services (DFS). This study examines product and service design by WomenSave, an organization targeting poor (living on less than $2 a day) women in underserved areas of Uganda through financial literacy training and financial advisory services, access to mobile money and goal-based savings plans.

Paper

Women’s Agent Network—the Missing Link in India’s Financial Inclusion Story: A Supply-Side Perspective

The business correspondent model in India enables the banking system to expand its outreach at a low cost and offer essential financial services in remote and underserved areas. This paper share a supply-side perspective on challenges and opportunities for expanding women agent network in India.

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Informed Design: A Case Study Series (Lucy)

The second installment in a new case study series from FinEquity on informed design and digital financial services (DFS). This study examines product and service design by Lucy, a neobank for entrepreneurial women—specifically Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore—providing DFS and business-building tools and training through a mobile app to help them start and grow their businesses. 

Guide / Toolkit

Gender-Aware Supervision Toolkit

This practical, hands-on resource intends to highlight the relevance of gender inclusion and awareness to supervisory authorities and support them in taking their next steps towards more gender-aware supervision.

Paper

Catalyzing Innovation for Women Entrepreneurs

This research, focusing on 328 women entrepreneurs in Samoa, Cambodia and Fiji, explores the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in accessing and using financing at different stages of their enterprise journey.

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Gender-Intelligent Fintech Design: How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy

This report  quantifies the opportunity cost of not taking a gender-intelligent approach and lays out a map that fintechs can use to improve conversion rates of women through each stage of the funnel, equipping fintechs and their investors to take the steps to win the women’s market.