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New Platform to Boost Environmental Impact Financing in Africa
The European Investment Bank and the Green Climate Fund have announced their collaboration in the Green and Resilience Debt Platform, a vehicle that aims to boost climate finance in Africa.
Egyptian Fintech Startup Copal Partners Mastercard to Launch Family Payments Mobile App
Egyptian fintech startup Copal has partnered Mastercard to launch a family payments mobile app that brings all family members onto a unified payment platform that is fully managed by parents.
Howden Group Partners With UNCDF to Build Climate Resilience for Vulnerable Communities in Fiji
The UN Capital Development Fund is pleased to announce international insurance group, Howden, as a new addition to its long list of private sector partners helping fight climate change in the Pacific.
Visa and Tingo to Drive Financial Inclusion for African Farmers
MICT, Inc. and Visa (NYSE: V) have announced the launch of their pan-African strategic partnership, which aims to improve access to digital payments and financial services, and drive financial inclusion across Africa.
Mastercard, Obopay Join Hands to Launch Financial Inclusion Card for Farmers, Rural Communities
Mastercard and Obopay are launching a financial inclusion card, powered by Mastercard, for smallholder farmers as well as rural communities.
EBANX Launches Payment Initiator Service for Brazilian Merchants via Pix
International payments in rising markets company EBANX has been authorized by the Central Bank of Brazil to offer a payment initiator service via Brazil’s instant payment platform Pix.
Fintech Purpl to Democratize Remittances, Support Financial Inclusion Efforts in Lebanon
In the first phase, Purpl will only operate their cash out solution, as a technology provider, via the partnerships signed with international digital remittance companies and licensed local cash out partners on the ground in Lebanon.
Comun Raises $4.5M to Promote Financial Inclusion with Latino-First Approach to Banking
The company plans to use the funds to build a financial hub with expanded solutions and resources for Latino immigrants in the US.
SC Ventures to Collaborate With Yabx on Financial Inclusion in Africa
The partnership is leveraging digitization in the financial sector accelerated by the pandemic to create unique, Africa-specific products that will increase access of credit to the underbanked across the continent.
World Bank Approves $120M Tunisia Loan
According to the World Bank, the loan aims to finance Tunisian institutions for lending to eligible small and medium-sized enterprises.