TymeBank Case Study: The Customer Impact of Inclusive Digital Banking
The aim of this research is to shed light on the potential of digital banks to deepen financial inclusion in a way that improves the lives of low-income customers.
2020 Trends in International Funding for Financial Inclusion
International funders committed approximately $58 billion to financial inclusion in 2020, a $6 billion increase from the prior year. Commitments from public funders continued to drive growth.
CGAP Appoints New CEO
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor announced yesterday that Sophie Sirtaine has been selected as its new CEO after an extensive international search process.
CGAP Seeks to Partner With Microfinance Providers to Digitize Lending
CGAP aims to support up to five MFIs in two workstreams: 1) A measurement workstream to assess the impact that MFIs’ digital solutions, and 2) An automation workstream to automate the repeat loan process, particularly for MFIs’ existing MSE clients.
Financial Solutions for Women in Rural and Agricultural Livelihoods
This research provides insights on the disproportionate need and strategic opportunity for improving the lives and livelihoods of rural women.
Call for Expressions of Interest: Financial Services Providers Using Data for Financial Inclusion
CGAP is looking to partner with financial services providers and others involved in providing financial services that are using or would like to use data-driven approaches to expand or improve the way they serve poor people.
Addressing Gender Norms to Increase Financial Inclusion: Designing for Impact
This guide advocates for funders to use the market system development approach and proactively take gender norms into account when working to increase women’s financial inclusion.
CGAP Launches Call for Expressions of Interest for Financial Services for Digital Platform Workers in Emerging Markets
CGAP aims to support up to five digital platforms, financial service providers and/or fintech companies in developing innovative financial services for platform workers in emerging markets, who are typically underserved and/or have low incomes, particularly women workers.
Business Her Own Way: Creating Livelihoods Through Informal Online Commerce
This Focus Note outlines the characteristics of informal online commerce (IOC), maps the personas of the women who engage in it, and provides guidance to funders looking to support women to generate livelihoods through IOC.