After proving the graduation approach lifts families out of poverty, CGAP hands the approach over to a new World Bank platform.

How do funders of financial inclusion know if and how programs are making a difference? CGAP's new Handbook offers guidance.

Regulatory sandboxes may help regulators promote financial inclusion innovations, but they are not a one-size-fits-all solution.

The Customer-Centric Guide provides resources and tools to bring customer-centered financial services to the poor. 

CGAP research shows that consumer protection is not only the right thing to do, but often a wise business decision.

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About CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor is a global partnership of more than 30 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.

Publications

October 23, 2017
This survey explored the agricultural and nonagricultural activities, financial practices and interests, and challenges and aspirations of over 3,300 smallholder families throughout Nigeria.
October 23, 2017
Despite significant funding for financial inclusion efforts worldwide—an estimated US$34 billion was committed as of 2015—approximately 2 billion adults remain excluded from the formal financial system. How do funders of financial inclusion programs know if and how development programs are making a difference?

From Our Blog

14 November 2017
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In Kenya, where nearly everyone knows about mobile money and a majority live within walking...
07 November 2017
Research in Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania reveals some of the top reasons pay-as-you-go...