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Latin America and the Caribbean Leaders Look to Digital & Women for Sustainable Recovery

High-level representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean noted that digital means continued to offer alternative modes for countries to achieve their financial inclusion goals and reach worst-impacted groups.

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Early Bird Registration for Cracking the Nut® 2021 is Open Until 30 June!

Register now to join the conversation on building resilient food, water, and energy systems!

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UN Special Advocate Queen Máxima Announced as the 2021 Financial Health Visionary Award Recipient

The Award is given to individuals who have shown unparalleled leadership in building a more accessible and inclusive financial system, and who seek to continue to inspire and encourage the next generation of leaders to innovate new solutions for the financially underserved.

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Symbiotics Arranges a Sustainability Bond in Armenia With AraratBank for $14.5 Million

Microenterprises and SMEs will benefit from the Social loans to encourage employment creation and business activity in the country.

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Apply for the 2021 Fintech Innovation Challenge by 11 June!

Women’s World Banking’s Fintech Innovation Challenge provides a global stage to highlight fintech innovations focused on building women's security and prosperity in the face of global inequalities.

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IFC Partners With Evocabank to Support Smaller Businesses, Boost Resilience and Drive Recovery in Armenia

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, access to finance was the biggest obstacle for doing business in Armenia. Has it increased following the pandemic?

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COVID-19 Loans for MSMEs Reach PHP 4.3 Billion

The loans approved under the COVID-19 Assistance to Restart Enterprises program is said to have benefited 29,816 enterprises in the Philippines.

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COVID-19 Second Wave Takes a Toll on Digital Payments

Digital payment transactions have fallen sharply between April and May after sustaining a rising trend till March, hit by the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in India.

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More Nigerians to Benefit From COVID-19 Loan

The Central Bank of Nigeria, through NIRSAL Microfinance Bank, has announced the reopening of its portal for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises and households affected by COVID-19 to access up to $70,000.