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Jordan: UNRWA Microfinance Department Opens 9th Branch in Russiefa to Further Service for Palestinian Refugees

UNRWA Microfinance Department inaugurated its 9th branch in Russiefa reaffirming its commitment and continuous services to Palestine refugees in Jordan.

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EMA2024: Financial Inclusion for Refugees & Forcibly Displaced People - Applications Now Open for EUR 100,000 Prize!

The European Microfinance Platform is inviting applications from organizations active in financial inclusion that help forcibly displaced people build resilience, restore livelihoods, and live with dignity in host communities.

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Microcredit Helps Ukrainian Refugees Start Businesses in Georgia

Since launching in 2022, the program for Ukrainians, which includes business mentoring services in addition to micro-finance, has helped over 30 Ukrainian entrepreneurs to support themselves and other refugees.

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State of the Ugandan Refugee Finance Sector Report 2024

This report provides a detailed overview of the evolution and current state of the refugee finance sector in Uganda, key drivers, and levers as well as demand and supply-side constraints.

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

Advancing Financial Inclusion for Forcibly Displaced People

Daphnee Iglesias of the IRC shares the goals and priorities of the Community of Practice for Financial Inclusion of FDPs, and invites others to join their efforts.

FinDev Blog

Financial Inclusion for Refugees and Migrants in Latin America

Five lessons from the IFC and UNHCR joint initiative that are key in advancing financial inclusion for refugees and migrants.

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Scaling the Next Frontiers in Migrant Money: The Case for Insurance and Pensions

This paper details the demand levels, the ecosystem and the institutional factors that need to be explored to realize the potential of insurance and pensions, contributing to financial resilience of migrants worldwide.

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Migrant Financial Resilience: Where Are We in Preparing the Building Blocks?

This paper details the existing ecosystem of providing social protection services, including contributory insurance and pensions for the migrant communities.

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Financial Inclusion of Refugees in Jordan

This report looks back at what has been achieved in the financial inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers in Jordan since 2015, when the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) first launched its initiative to enhance national financial inclusion.