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December 16, 2015
New financial inclusion survey data from CGAP offers a first glimpse into mobile money usage in Ghana and Rwanda.
December 9, 2015

CGAP is now offering a podcast.

November 16, 2015
Take our short survey to help us improve the way we communicate about financial inclusion.
November 10, 2015
Digital finance offers great opportunities for the world’s 450 million smallholder families, but this approach to expand financial services should not come at the expense of in-person support, according to CGAP’s new human-centered design research.
October 27, 2015
CGAP today announced its 2015 Photo Contest winner as Sujan Sarkar of India. The winning photo, called “Paddy Cultivation”, was chosen from more than 3,300 entries from 77 countries for its breathtaking composition and immersive quality.
September 10, 2015
At the sixth annual Responsible Finance Forum, leading global experts prioritize key measures to optimize digital finance for world's poorest people.
June 23, 2015
As CGAP celebrates ten years of successfully highlighting exceptional photography from amateurs and professionals from around the world, its 2015 Photo Contest is now open for entries.
June 18, 2015
A new CGAP report provides the first comprehensive analysis of the risks customers face when using digital financial services. It also identifies promising solutions to help digital finance providers strengthen risk mitigation, which in turn will boost consumers’ trust in and use of innovative services.
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
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), today announced the appointment of Greta Bull as its new CEO. As CGAP’s CEO, Ms. Bull is also a Director at the World Bank Group.

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