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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.

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Evidence Review of Women's Groups and COVID-19: Impacts, Challenges, and Policy Implications for Savings Groups in Africa

This brief presents emerging evidence from studies in diverse African contexts on how COVID-19 has affected savings groups and how these groups have helped mitigate the pandemic’s negative consequences in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Her Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

A data deep dive into the customer base of two financial service providers engaging with low-income women

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Health Microinsurance: An Inclusive Approach

Developing suitable health financing options for low-income families
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Promoting Empowerment of Women and Gender Equality through Integrated Microfinance, Value-Chain Support and Gender Capacity Building

Evaluating a microfinance cooperative's efforts in advancing gender equality
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Microfinance in East Africa: Schemes for Women in the Coffee Sector

Overview of savings and credit landscape for women
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Solutions for Financial Inclusion: Serving Rural Women

Understanding gender-based challenges in accessing financial products and services
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Gender, HIV/AIDS and Rural Livelihoods: Micro-Level Investigations in Three African Countries

Mitigating HIV/AIDS impact at household level
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Microfinance, Rural Livelihoods and Women's Empowerment in Uganda

How can microfinance facilitate women's empowerment?
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Pact's WORTH Model: A Savings-led Approach to Economic Security and Combating HIV/AIDS

How can participant-owned village banking help women address problems like HIV/AIDS?