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May 14, 2015
A new six-country study shows a comprehensive approach for the ultra-poor, the approximately one billion people who live on less than $1.25 a day, boosted livelihoods, income, and health. Published in Science, the research tested the effectiveness of an approach known as the “Graduation model” in six countries by following 21,000 of the world’s poorest people for three years.
May 4, 2015

WASHINGTON DC, 4 May, 2015 – The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP),

April 15, 2015
Does your company or organization offer financial services to low-income customers, and face a challenge with dormant accounts, customer churn, dropouts, or policy lapses?
March 25, 2015

New Data Shows International Funders are Committed to Financial Inclusion

March 19, 2015
Until recently, achieving financial inclusion for the world’s unbanked poor was a pressing goal with perplexing obstacles.
March 3, 2015
A new study from CGAP identifies 108 cutting edge digital financial services that offer customers functionality extending beyond sending payments, such as savings, loans, insurance, and financial management.
February 22, 2014

From Brazil to Afghanistan, policymakers said they saw the benefit of integrating the Graduation

February 21, 2014

Leading researchers say their latest studies of the Graduation Approach offer strong evidence fo

January 23, 2015
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) announced today that it has chosen four financial service providers to work with human-centered design firms to create innovative digital financial services for smallholder households.
December 19, 2014
Ten great posts from CGAP's blog in 2014.


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