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FinDev Interview

Member Spotlight: Trudi Egi

Trudi Egi, COO of MiBank Papua New Guinea, sat down with us to discuss MiBank’s journey to over 50% of their accounts belonging to women, his priorities in 2023 to advance women’s financial inclusion, and the role FinEquity plays in his work.

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FMO and Finnfund Back SATYA MicroCapital With $35M to Make Formal Finance More Accessible to Women in India

The funds have been earmarked to fund women and youth financing, thereby promoting gender equality and female empowerment.

FinDev Blog

On Our Radar: June 2023

An updated take on "What We're Reading", the FinEquity team brings you a curated list of women's financial inclusion and economic empowerment content we've been consuming recently, from podcasts, new initiatives and articles to videos and social posts. 

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AfDB Signs $650,000 Grant to Provide Digital Services to Women and Youth in Chad

The Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility of the African Development Bank has signed a grant agreement for $650,000 with the Government of Chad to provide innovative digital financial and non-financial services to women and youth.

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Symbiotics Investments Provides a $10 Million Gender-Focused Bond to Khan Bank in Mongolia

With the issuance of this gender-focused bond, Khan Bank has launched new loan products that are specifically aimed to support productivity, competitiveness and financial access of women entrepreneur clients.

Slide Deck

Women and Credit: Access to Credit for Micro and Small Female Entrepreneurs, Including Collective Enterprises in India

This report delves into micro and small women entrepreneurs’ credit journey exploring demand and supply-side factors and provides key recommendations to enhance access to credit for women entrepreneurs.

Paper

Revolutionizing Product Design in Financial Services

This publication provides FSPs the knowledge to use women-centered design for developing financial products and services that work for women.

Paper

Advancing Gender Equality While Driving Business Growth

This brief outlines why financial service providers should advance gender equality in financial inclusion and how they can approach this process.

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Bolstering Women’s Climate Resilience and Adaptation Through Financial Services

This working paper illustrates how women are differently impacted by climate change and how financial services can play a better role in strengthening their autonomous adaptive capacities to climate change.

News

IFC Launches Women’s Economic Empowerment Program in Tanzania

Anaweza: She Can, launched by IFC, is a wide-ranging program to empower women across Tanzania's economy to access financing, attain leadership positions in the private sector, and launch or grow businesses.