Veronica sits in front of her maize crop in Tanzania

Join CGAP February 25 for an event featuring the results of our year-long study, Financial Diaries with Smallholder Families.

2 Pakistani farmers use a tractor they acquired by working with Wasil Foundation

Informal finance places Pakistani farmers in perpetual debt. Wasil Foundation offers a better alternative.

The CGAP Funders Survey finds that international funding for financial inclusion reached $31 billion in 2014.

mobile money data visualization

A data visualization from CGAP explores the mobile money usage across four countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and Ghana.


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.


January 13, 2016
This working paper aims to provide insights on the role that effective competition and competition policy play in developing MFS, and in turn promoting financial inclusion using Kenya and Tanzania as case countries.
December 15, 2015
After steadily increasing in previous years, international funding of financial inclusion is estimated to have plateaued at $31 billion in 2014.

From Our Blog

12 February 2016
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11 February 2016
International funding for financial inclusion varies greatly across regions.
10 February 2016
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