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

A new paper describes Banco Davivienda's challenges in introducing a mobile wallet to the general public in Colombia. 

A new Focus Note explores consumer risks in digital finance through the lens of lower-income and less-experienced consumers.

A new article in Science highlights the impressive results and lasting impact of the Graduation Approach. 


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.


July 2, 2015
This interim research report aims to fill some of the gaps in knowledge about how different financial services, particularly those designed to anticipate and respond to common household shocks, contribute to household resilience in Burkina Faso.
June 30, 2015
In 2011, Banco Davivienda introduced DaviPlata, a mobile wallet, to the general public in Colombia. This paper describes Davivienda's challenges.

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