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Emerging Trends in National Financial Inclusion Strategies That Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

This World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law (WBL) -CGAP Brief presents data collected by the WBL project on how National Financial Inclusion Strategies can spur policy and regulatory reforms in support of women’s entrepreneurship.

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WASH and Financial Inclusion: A Set of Indicators to Guide the Activities of Impact Investors in the WASH Sector

This study shares the result of an e-MFP WASH Action Group project aiming to identify a set of priority indicators to be used by impact investors when evaluating their potential and existing WASH investments.


Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) Measurement In Financial Inclusion

The Center for Global Development, Data2X, and FinEquity offer a set of indicators to promote a simplified and harmonized approach to measure WEE in the context of financial inclusion programs and initiatives


Combining Open Finance and Data Protection for Low-Income Consumers

This CGAP technical note highlights the basic data protection provisions that should be in place for an open finance regime, as well as how they can be addressed through law and regulation.


Empowering Women Micro-Entrepreneurs Through Mobile

This landscape report sheds light on how women micro-entrepreneurs use mobile for business in low- and middle-income countries.


Female Access to Finance: A Survey of Literature

This working paper examines the current academic literature on access to finance for female entrepreneurs and female-led enterprises. It focuses on two main financing markets: credit and venture capital.


Fintech for Climate Resilience: A Compendium of Startup Innovations Building Resilience in Emerging Markets

This report by the CIFAR Alliance Investors Working Group highlights 11 successful ventures that are building solutions to improve the resilience of communities susceptible to climate change, enabled by fintech.


Igniting SDG Progress Through Digital Financial Inclusion

This edition of SDG Progress provides extensive evidence-based examples of the benefits of digital financial services for the 13 relevant Sustainable Development Goals with a stronger focus on women and climate change.


Jarri Jung From Triple Jump on the Role of Subordinated Debt in MFI Financing

In this podcast episode the Director of Financial Institutions at Triple Jump, Jarri Jung discusses the outlook for the microfinance sector and talks about the opportunities and challenges of lending subordinated debt.


Savings Products for Low-Income Customers

This brief describes strategies adopted by a broad range of financial service providers to sustainably serve savings group members and other low-income savers.