In this webinar recording, our speakers share first-hand experiences on how they got their employees to buy into the idea of transformation and how they provided staff training to ensure they had the necessary skills.
While the financial inclusion sector has changed drastically over the last twenty years, a familiar challenge has returned: information asymmetry. So MIX’s strategic shifts to refocus on data initiatives in fintech, digital and agricultural finance - and other frontier sectors to come - are a welcome development for the entire financial inclusion community.By Mayada El-Zoghbi & Henry Gonzalez
Access to a mobile phone is not enough. The BOMA Project works to overcome illiteracy and innumeracy to bring digital financial services to women living in extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.By Nicole Mills
A review of the top 20 digital credit companies in the country reveals that regulation is sorely needed.By Attai Ohiemi, Mobile Pouch Ltd
Crowd-sourced materials on the issue of women's financial resiliency as it relates to COVID-19 or other serious crises. To suggest items please send to [email protected] Last updated on August 25, 2020. https://www.cgap.org/blog/women-rural-and-agricultural-livelihoods-facing-covid-19
Based on the evidence thus far, the global pandemic has the potential to deal a one-two punch: a major global health crisis and a global economic crisis that will persist well after the slowing down of the immediate health emergency. While these shocks affect everyone, women - who comprise 1.5 billion of the world’s low-wage workers and twice as many of its carers - may be particularly vulnerable to the economic and health crises that unfold in the wake of COVID-19.By Julia Arnold, Elizabeth Anderson, Smriti Rao, Sarah Gammage