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Making Finance Work for Refugees, Displaced and Host Communities

This training is designed to support financial services providers who currently serve or are considering serving these vulnerable populations with financial services.

FinDev Blog

Humanitarian Aid Meets Fintech

Providing humanitarian aid in emergency situations is fraught with risks and challenges. Here are four ways fintech innovations are helping aid agencies streamline delivery and manage risks.

FinDev Interview

In Times of Crisis, Who Holds the Lifeline for Microfinance Institutions and Their Clients?

Youssef Fawaz of the Lebanese MFI Al Majmoua, shares the difficult reality of trying to keep an established institution running while the economy collapses around it.

Case Study

Increasing Access to Formal Financial Services

This learning brief describes three models that USAID-funded Feed the Future Rural Resilience Activity utilized to provide formal financial services, in particular credit and savings, to previously excluded populations in Northeast Nigeria.

Paper

Demand and Supply Study Report on Climate and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Papua New Guinea

This report examines challenges associated with access to affordable and suitable insurance for low- and moderate-income communities, risks, and coping mechanisms and identifies unaddressed issues.

Paper

Demand and Supply Study Report on Climate and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Kiribati

This report delves into the complex landscape of disaster risk financing, assessing both the demand and the supply side for effective insurance and financing tools to mitigate climate and disaster-related losses.

Paper

Demand and Supply Study Report on Climate and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Solomon Islands

This demand and supply study report examines the growing impact of disasters caused by environmental hazards on individuals and households across Solomon Islands.

Paper

Demand and Supply Study Report on Climate and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance in Samoa

This report examines the impact of disasters caused by environmental hazards on individuals and households across Samoa and explores financial gaps that could be filled through climate and disaster risk financing solutions.

Paper

Child Labor, Rainfall Shocks, and Financial Inclusion: Evidence From Rural Households

This paper explores how rural Colombian households respond to rainfall shocks by shifting children's time from school to domestic activities, with the impact on education mitigated or exacerbated by financial inclusion measures.

FinDev Blog

Wartime Wheat: Supporting Farmers and Food Security in Ukraine

Affordable financing is critical for Ukrainian agribusinesses as they support their fellow farmers and soldiers on the front lines.