The A-Card is a new business model helping smallholders in Bangladesh gain access to finance through a digitized four-way linkage between farmers, banks, MFIs and agricultural input retailers. CARE shares how it works and their lessons learned.By Tania Sharmin & Emily Janoch, CARE
Grameen Foundation India shares how they are working on the first step of improving women’s digital financial literacy.By Rahul Ranjan Sinha, Grameen Foundation India
India’s Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS) is the world’s first national biometric-based payments system. In the two years since its launch, AePS has revealed both benefits and challenges as it seeks to expand financial inclusion. Grameen Foundation India has experienced these directly as we work to scale digital financial services and financial education.
How does AePS work?
AePS was designed to allow individuals to conduct financial transactions across any participating bank, using just three inputs:By Rahul Ranjan Sinha & Gaurav Chakraverty, Grameen Foundation India