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Mastercard and Equity Bank Join Forces to Enhance Cross Border Money Transfers in Kenya

Through Mastercard Cross-Border Services, Equity Bank customers will be able to send funds through any Equity Branch Location in Kenya.

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IFC and Nu Colombia Announce Alliance to Promote Financial Inclusion of Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia

The agreement will allow Nu Colombia to build the foundations to launch, in the future, a market strategy that promotes the financial inclusion of this population through access to digital financial services focused on savings accounts.

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Afghanistan: World Bank, ARTF Support Access to Finance for Small Businesses, Women’s Economic Inclusion with $16M Grant

The grant will support the Empowering Microfinance and Enterprises for Resilience and Growth (EMERGe) Project and will be provided directly to the Aga Khan Foundation USA.

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Financial Inclusion Compass Survey 2024: Where Is the Sector Heading? What Pitfalls or Opportunities Are Ahead?

The Financial Inclusion Compass 2024 survey is open until 6 May, and is available in English, French and Spanish. 

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UN Capital Development Fund Sets Off on Strategic Reimagining Around Blended Finance with Appointment of New Executive Secretary

Strategic Focus will center on deploying UNCDF’s capability to strengthen UN’s Development Offer by crowding in private sector finance to scale development impact in countries at greatest risk of being left behind.

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Global SME Finance Awards 2024 Competition is Open

Please apply for the awards and be recognized amongst the global peer group of world leaders in SME finance and services.

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Symbiotics Capacity Building Enhances Access to Affordable Housing for Smallholder Farmers and Microentrepreneurs in Kenya

With funding from REGMIFA, Symbiotics Capacity Building facilitates the design and roll-out of JKL’s housing micro loan with the support of Housing Development Finance Consultants Africa “HDFC” Ltd.

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Early Bird Registration Extended for the 26th MFC Annual Conference!

Register now and take advantage of special rates before 14 April.

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OppFi Addresses Financial Literacy Through Social Impact Collaboration With Financial Education Platform Zogo

OppFi and Zogo bring together expertise and resources to tackle ongoing financial challenges faced by everyday Americans.

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Mastercard, Zenith Bank Introduce New Payment Cards to Accelerate Financial Inclusion

The Mastercard Naija Card and the World Elite Credit Card are designed to address the diverse financial needs of consumers in Nigeria.