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19 June 2018
Ugandan woman sewing
Many countries with significant funding for women’s financial inclusion are seeing a widening gender gap. What does this mean for funders?
14 June 2018
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Mobile banking agent helps a customer in Bangladesh
In countries where regulators favor “bank-led” digital finance models, nonbanks are playing important – even dominant – roles in digital finance.
12 June 2018
Woman uses her fingerprint to take an instant loan in Madagascar
Biometric technologies are facilitating the rise of collaborative customer due diligence. It is crucial to understand all aspects of biometric solutions – security, cost, convenience, inclusiveness and accuracy – and how prioritizing one may come with trade-offs to others.
06 June 2018
Chinese farmers
What does (and doesn't) the latest Findex tell us about China's urban-rural divide in financial inclusion?
04 June 2018
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When should children start learning about financial empowerment? The early years are the best, according to Sesame Workshop India. Find out how Sesame has taught 50 million children in India about spending, saving and other life skills.
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29 May 2018
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Blockchain may be capable of expanding poor people's access to financial services, but does it work better than other existing technologies?
21 May 2018
To entice third-party app developers to innovate with APIs, digital financial services providers should start thinking of developers as customers and provide the right kinds of resources.
15 May 2018
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Man on the street in Kailahun, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone's approach to setting up a regulatory sandbox for financial inclusion holds important lessons for other countries.
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09 May 2018
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Burundi farmers learn about solar lamps
Lockout technology has enabled creditors to help poor people finance solar systems and light their homes, but it’s not very popular with consumers.
07 May 2018
Kenyans show their mobile phones
Kenyans can now send money between the country's two largest digital wallet services, Airtel and M-Pesa, the latest step toward interoperability in East Africa.

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