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30 March 2017
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Man and woman in Nairobi
A growing number of novice investors are starting to lend to their peers on digital platforms. New research out of Kenya suggests that providers may need to fundamentally rethink how they inform these lenders about risk.
27 March 2017
Woman cooks ugali
What does FSD Kenya's experience over the last 10 years reveal about how to make market systems work for the poor? Here are three takeaways.
22 March 2017
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Man on phone, India
The unbundling of payments from banking is well underway in countries like India. Is the unbundling of payments from banking regulation soon to follow?
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20 March 2017
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Person uses mobile phone, Senegal
Wari recently announced plans to acquire Tigo in Senegal, a move that would combine Senegal’s largest over-the-counter agent network with Tigo’s e-money wallet. This acquisition could disrupt the digital finance market in a way that benefits low-income customers.

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