Publisher: Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Publisher: Arab Monetary Fund, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH
Over 164 million migrant workers make a living in a foreign country, and almost 26 million refugees have been forced to flee due to conflict. Unfortunately, while migrant workers are on the move, their data is not, often preventing them from accessing financial services or better jobs. Developing a digital identity system is one potential solution to this problem.By Tim Nourse, Making Cents International
Five years ago, Amira Hawamdeh took out a loan for $423 to buy buttons and yarn to make purses and sweaters, and winter blankets to sell to her neighbors.