Microfinance Institutions Maintain Rebound, but Solvency Questions Loom
The latest Symbiotics indicators show that, as of October 2020, microfinance institutions (MFIs) remain resilient and have managed to stop the negative trends reported in the first half of 2020.
Crisis Roadmap for Microfinance Institutions: COVID-19 and Beyond
Steps microfinance institutions can take to navigate the pandemic and prepare for future crises
Interoperability and Digital Finance: Emerging Guidance for Funders
This Technical Note aims to help funders understand the concept of interoperability, how instant payment systems can advance financial inclusion, and what funders can do to support their development.
Building Faster Better: A Guide to Inclusive Instant Payment Systems
Practical resource for stakeholders working toward interoperability in instant payments
Eko Grows Agent Network Tenfold Through Open APIs
Eko India has used open APIs to become a platform business, which has enabled it to expand at considerably lower operational cost than its traditional agent business would have.
Agent Network Journeys Toward the Last Mile: A Cross-Country Perspective December 2020
This Focus Note reveals three distinct journeys country stakeholders have taken to extend the reach and quality of rural agent networks in China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, and Kenya.
Debt Relief in the Pandemic: Lessons From India, Peru, and Uganda
Findings from interviews with key stakeholders and review of publicly available survey data and research
A Research and Learning Agenda for the Impact of Financial Inclusion
Recommendations for funders of impact research, policy makers, and the financial inclusion research community
Designing Data Initiatives to Advance Financial Inclusion
This online tool is meant for donors and development finance institutions to leverage the potential of data to achieve financial inclusion impact.