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After interviewing 270 smallholder families in three countries over the course of a year about their income, expenses, and agricultural production, CGAP developed data tha

Data from Financial Inclusion Insights surveys in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania provide a benchmark for the use of mobile financial services.

Conducted annually since 2008, the CGAP Funders Survey, conducted in partnership with MIX, is the most comprehensive source of analysis on primary sources of international

A new article in Science explains that The Graduation Approach, a comprehensive method for improving the lives of the ultra-poor, boosts livelihoods, income, and health.
Funders committed at least $31 billion in 2013 to advance financial inclusion, according to the results of 2014 CGAP Funders’ Survey.

Funders committed at least $31 billion in 2013 to advance financial inclusion, according to the results of 2014 CGAP Funders’ Survey.

Kenya is often lauded as a global pioneer when it comes to mobile money, but Tanzania is also making its mark.

There are a number of startups now offering pay-as-you-go finance solutions that enable people at the base of the economic pyramid to access home solar units.

Today, youth represent nearly half of the world’s population; tomorrow, they will be adults in need of financial services.

The SmartAid Index measures whether funders are set up to support financial inclusion effectively. Participating funders receive a score on each of nine indicators, with a total maximum score of 100. Most funders choose to make their scores public, demonstrating their commitment to transparency and effectiveness.

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