03 September 2015
The process of making shea butter
In Côte d’Ivoire, societal values and personal relationships have a high degree of influence over how people choose financial service providers.
01 September 2015
A hawker in India weighs and balances fruits
There is evidence of a clear tension between the advantages of digital financial services and the risks to customers. This issue will be addressed at the Responsible Finance Forum in Antalya, Turkey, September 7-9, 2015.
31 August 2015
An artisan potter in Tunisia
Despite having all the necessary ingredients for digital financial services to take off, less than four percent of Tunisians use mobile financial services. What does it take to move a market beyond stalemate?
27 August 2015
A man sells steel containers
India's Central Bank got many things right when it comes to the 11 new approvals for payments bank licenses. These approvals are big catch-up step for digital finance in India, but it may be challenging for the country to continue being innovation-friendly.