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Habitat for Humanity International Update - MicroBuild Fund

MicroBuild will provide significant debt relief to Al Majmoua to help alleviate financial pressures and support the MFI’s ongoing efforts to fulfill its social objectives.

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SECP, ADB to Host Workshop on 'Women in Finance Thought Leaders'

The workshop aims to foster a collaborative environment for thought leaders to discuss strategies for women’s empowerment through microfinance and address challenges and opportunities in financial inclusion.

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UNCDF Advanced Sustainable Energy Access in 2023

Through digital solutions and innovative financing mechanisms, UNCDF is ensuring that clean energy and cooking options are both affordable and attainable for the world's most vulnerable communities.

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M-Pesa/Microsoft Pact Underscores Tech’s Role in Small Business Financial Inclusion

The recent announcement of joint efforts by Microsoft to build new financial services for businesses hints at a multipronged effort to boost financial inclusion, including financial inclusion for smaller businesses, leveraging the M-Pesa platform.

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USAID Launches Rural Financial Inclusion Program in Guatemala

As part of the program, USAID will provide an initial investment of over $6 million to launch a Feed the Future rural financial inclusion program in Guatemala.

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Rawbank’s illicocash & Mastercard Team to Launch Virtual Cards

The strategic partnership aims to facilitate financial inclusion by providing consumers and businesses with a new and effortless way to conduct e-commerce transactions in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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IFC’s First Investment in Banco Atlas to Support SMEs and Women-Led SMEs in Paraguay

The investment will directly support IFC priorities in Paraguay, fostering private investment and competition; encouraging economic formalization through financial resources for local businesses; and directing capital toward solutions that drive gender equality.

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Tameo Announces the Release of the 2023 Private Asset Impact Fund (PAIF) Report

This year's report offers the most detailed and comprehensive analysis of the impact fund market, focusing on private asset strategies in emerging and frontier markets in developing countries. 

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2024 Digital Growth Award Nominations Open

The 2024 Award will recognize one or more member credit union associations or individual member credit unions for successfully working toward our Challenge 2025 goal of expanding digital transformation across the globe.

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Fintechs Transform Banking Landscape in Argentina, Reaching Full Population Coverage

The Argentinian Central Bank recently announced that, with the assistance of non-traditional players such as fintech, the financial system is on the verge of achieving full coverage for the adult population.