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VisionFund International Welcomes a New Chief Financial Officer

The new CFO, Samuel Mwogeza, is an executive leader with extensive experience in the financial institutions sector across multiple markets.

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Quona Capital Sinking $332M Into Startups Focused on Financial Inclusion

The firm had its final close on $332 million in capital commitments for its Fund III, which invests in companies in Latin America, India, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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IFC, CRDB Bank Partner to Support Smaller Businesses, Job Creation in Burundi

Under the partnership, IFC has loaned $5 million to CRDB Bank Burundi S.A. for on-lending to smaller businesses, many of which struggle to access financing for growth, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BBVA, Europe’s Most Sustainable Bank for the Third Year in a Row, According to S&P

BBVA achieved the highest score (100 points) in several areas: financial inclusion; environmental and social information; human capital development; materiality; fiscal strategy; crime prevention; public influence or lobbying; and human rights.

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Nigerian Digital Lender Payhippo Acquires Microfinance Bank

Payhippo says this acquisition will enable them to directly access Nigeria’s Inter-bank Settlement System.

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Grameen Foundation Names Zubaida Bai President and CEO

Before joining Grameen Foundation, she served as the managing director of CARE Social Ventures.

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African Guarantee Fund and responsAbility Partner to Boost Agri-SME Financing in Africa

The partnership is dedicated to increasing the financing of small and medium enterprises in the agricultural value chain.

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Nextgen Ties up With Sa-dhan to Promote Digital Payments

The partnership intends to help millions of feature-phone users to make digital payments under the microfinance ecosystem.

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U Microfinance Bank and Shahid Afridi Foundation Collaborate to Uplift Pakistan’s Education Sector

This collaboration will open doors for the provision of financial services to the SAF across a broad spectrum of banking solutions.

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Hong Kong Fintech Startup Reap Raises $40 Million For Web3 Payments

The proceeds will be used to set up regional hubs throughout Asia, North American and Europe.