The initiative aims to provide financial support to non-profit organizations, educational institutions, or social startups for addressing developmental gaps.
UNCDF and Its Partners Launch E-learning Modules to Help Fill the Digital and Financial Literacy Gap for Small and Micro Businesses in Bangladesh
Over 50 percent of small and micro-businesses in a recent UNCDF and Visa study had poor understanding of how digital and financial services could help their businesses, and financial literacy gaps were even more pronounced for women entrepreneurs.
The International Finance Corporation and Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit will work together to develop an electronic know your customer (eKYC) infrastructure to fast-track financial inclusion.
The credit rating agency opined that adequate system liquidity, along with sufficient capital buffers, provides enough cushion to navigate the challenges from a subdued operating environment.
The aim of the project is to support SHGs by providing them with business training, production skills and marketing information to empower rural women to adopt non-agricultural means of earning a sustainable livelihood.
The company has announced that it is driving a proof-of-concept in the country which will allow people to make payments in places with low or no internet connectivity.
The Financial Inclusion Index has been conceptualized as a comprehensive index incorporating details of banking, investments, insurance, postal, and the pension sector in consultation with government and respective sectoral regulators.
India’s fintech sector is set for landmark Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in the next five months as at least three startups – Paytm, Mobikwik, Policybazaar – are likely to raise up to $3.7 billion through public offers.
Symbiotics has arranged with Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited (“Samunnati”) its first Green Bond whereby the proceeds of $4.6 million in local currency equivalent are fully allocated towards climate smart agriculture.