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March 25, 2015
Funders committed at least $31 billion in 2013 to advance financial inclusion, according to the results of 2014 CGAP Funders’ Survey.
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 for

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.
December 10, 2014
The CGAP Branchless Banking Challenge Fund, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, awarded funds to three organizations: Advans Cote d’Ivoire (CI), MFS Africa, and MoneyExpress.
November 19, 2014

CGAP is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who will lead and set the strategic direction of

November 17, 2014

Washington, D.C., 17 November 2014: The grand prize winner of the


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