Blog Series

Digital Finance “plus” is the use of mobile money and branchless banking to make basic, essential services and utilities - in energy, health, education, and water, for...

In an effort to get a fuller picture of the evidence base for social cash transfers, e-payments, and financial inclusion, CGAP commissioned Bankable Frontier Associates,...

Putting customers at the center of your business is smart business for financial service providers who serve low-income customers. Hear from leaders who have done...

M-Shwari, a mobile savings and loan product established by CBA in Kenya, is taking the digital credit world by storm. Here is what we know so far about this innovative...

In January 2013, the Smart Campaign launched the much-anticipated Client Protection...

Despite its acceptance as an important tool in development, market facilitation still lacks sufficient research on how it can be done best and under what conditions...

Access to financial services alone will not ensure poverty reduction or economic growth. With this in mind, there is a new appreciation for a market systems development...

Merchant payments are emerging as an increasing priority for digital financial services providers across emerging markets. The retail space holds the promise of new...

This series focuses on informal micro- and small enterprises (MSEs) featuring both CGAP and external contributors. Our goals are to draw attention to this huge underserved...

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