Smallholders in Mozambique describe their challenges and successes through photos.

A susu collector collects money in Ghana

With new e-money and agent regulations, Ghana is increasingly poised to become a regional leader in digital financial services.

This blog post and animated video explores rules of thumb poor people use to manage their money.

The annual CGAP Photo Contest aims to illustrate the ways financial inclusion can help poor people transition out of poverty.


About CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion. CGAP develops innovative solutions through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders to enable approaches at scale. Housed at the World Bank, CGAP combines a pragmatic approach to responsible market development with an evidence-based advocacy platform to increase access to the financial services the poor need to improve their lives.


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This study was conducted to identify and analyze the levels of empowerment among customers in Cote d'Ivoire of financial services and the obstacles to financial inclusion they may face.
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This report provides a synthesis of learning from this research. Separate reports for each country provide more detailed description and analysis in India, Cote d’Ivoire, and Philippines

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