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Driving Financial Resilience Through Formal Savings Among the Low-Income Population

Based on customer research in Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and Uganda, this paper provides a synthesis of findings that help understand to what extent savings allowed customers to increase their financial resilience.

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Kenya: A Financial Consumer Protection & Debt Policy Review

This publication looks at the consumer landing landscape for the poor and makes financial inclusion, financial consumer protection, and financial literacy-related suggestions to the Kenyan Government.

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Women in Open-air and Cross-Border Trade In Kenya: Insights From the Financial Diaries Research

This report shares findings from a financial diaries research MFC conducted to enhance the quality and usage of digital financial services among female traders in Kenya.

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Low-Income Financial Services Market Sizing and Fintech Assessment: Kenya Country Report

This slide deck presents the findings of research estimating the size of the medium and small enterprise and low-income credit markets in Kenya and to assess the potential of fintech firms to meet the needs of those markets.

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No Small Business: A Segmented Approach to Better Finance for Micro and Small Enterprises

This Focus Note advocates the importance of a segmented approach to addressing micro and small enterprises (MSE) needs and focuses on MSEs with up to 20 employees.

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How Can Financial Services Support Platform Work? Insights from Five Emerging Markets

Based on research with platforms and their workers across five countries, this report describes the platform ecosystem in emerging markets, the experiences of workers and sellers in key sectors, and how financial services can help these workers improve their livelihoods.

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Women in the Platform Economy: Emerging Insights

This slide deck shares female workers’ experiences and how financial services can help make platforms more inclusive.

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Finance in Displacement: Joint Lessons Report

This study brings to light the challenges forcibly displaced persons face in accessing economic opportunities and puts forth a financial health framework for measuring progress against these challenges.

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Women & Money: Insights and a Path to Close the Gender Gap

This paper presents research findings on the key challenges women face in accessing digital financial services and the design opportunities for the financial sector, policymakers and regulators, the philanthropic sector, NGOs, and designers everywhere.

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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.