The Fletcher School at Tufts University Explores Digital Gender Divide With Digital Portfolios of the Poor
The didigital gender divide is the focus of an innovative multinational study launched recently by the Leir Institute for Migration and Human Security at The Fletcher School at Tufts University in partnership with social research firm Decodis, with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Association is focusing on an important segment in society this year, based on the recommendation of the Central Bank of Oman.
Opportunity International Awarded $2 Million Grant From Visa Foundation to Remove Barriers and Unlock Capital to Women-Led Business
The grant will allow Opportunity International to provide micro and small business loans, digital tools and specialized technical training to women-led small- and micro businesses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda.
The organizations will work together to unlock finance for MSMEs to help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Bancamía, Banco FIE, and Kashf Foundation Announced As Finalists for European Microfinance Award 2022 on Financial Inclusion That Works for Women
The finalists will go on to compete for the EUR 100,000 prize. Winners will be announced during the European Microfinance Week 2022.
VEON’s Mobilink Microfinance Bank Promotes Financial Inclusion and Supports Farmers with Programmes to Drive Economic Prosperity in Pakistan
The three Mobilink Microfinance Bank initiatives include low-cost 4G handsets for customers bundled with the bank’s digital banking application, e-commerce services for female entrepreneurs, and an agriculture advisory service for farmers in Pakistan.
The investment will allow the bank to strengthen its lending operations for women-owned micro, small, and medium enterprises in the underserved regions of the country.
Under this agreement, Karandaaz has committed a grant to FINCA Microfinance Bank Pakistan for initiating and running an exploration program that will help FINCA design gender-sensitive products and communication strategy with the aim of reducing the gender gap.
The campaign tagline aims to communicate how the microfinance industry in India has all along been actively supportive of income-generating trade activity, by low-income financially excluded women across the country.