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10 August 2018
Kenyan smallholder family crowds around a tablet
What can today’s digital fundraising platforms learn from long-held traditions of giving? We spoke with givers in Kenya to find out.
09 August 2018
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Masai mobile banking
If financial services providers are going to work together to improve customer due diligence, more flexibility will be required to exchange customers’ information responsibly.
07 August 2018
Bank without office
The number of people with financial accounts has grown rapidly, but account dormancy remains a problem, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and India.
01 August 2018
Ugandan child uses a solar lamp to study at night
In Africa, some of the most innovative ideas in education financing are coming from an unlikely source - an off-grid solar company.
30 July 2018
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Villagers use mobile phone in Philippines
The rate of access to new accounts has slowed in recent years, but there are reasons to be optimistic about the future of financial inclusion.
26 July 2018
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Biometric fingerprint scanner in Madagascar
Biometrics are likely the future of identification and identity verification, but it's important to understand their strengths and limitations to ensure they advance financial inclusion.
24 July 2018
Bangladesh has made great strides toward financial inclusion, but many challenges remain -- including one of the largest gender gaps in the world.
19 July 2018
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People often make unexpected, even counter-intuitive, financial decisions. Understanding why is the starting point for good financial consumer protection policy.
17 July 2018
A woman makes a mobile money transfer
Off-grid solar companies could boost revenue and reach more low-income customers by becoming master mobile money agents in remote areas.
12 July 2018
Solar light demonstration in Burundi
Many off-grid solar companies are familiarizing customers with digital payments and helping them find mobile money agents. Should they go a step further and start managing agent networks?
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