06 March 2014
At the global level, the extreme poor are those living with less than $1.25 a day, estimated in 2012 to be nearly 1.2 billion people. The Graduation Approach is not a silver bullet to ending extreme poverty. But it seems to hold real potential.
05 March 2014
There are six million postal financial accounts in Tunisia, impressive for a population of 11 million. In fact, La Poste is the best known and first cited financial institution in Tunisia and shows great promise for financial inclusion.
03 March 2014
A seven-person team heads to Myanmar to understand the formal and informal ways in which the poor transact, save and invest.
26 February 2014
The latest White Paper from the U.S. Postal Service exploring the potential to build its existing financial services products to help the poor is getting a lot of ink in the press, and rightfully so.