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CGAP Appoints New CEO

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor today announced that Sophie Sirtaine has been selected as its new CEO after an extensive international...

CGAP Seeks to Partner with Microfinance Providers to Digitize Lending

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2021 – CGAP today launched a call for expressions of interest for microfinance institutions (MFIs) to collaborate on...

CGAP Seeks Partners Using Data to Drive Financial Inclusion

CGAP is looking to partner with financial services providers using data for financial inclusion. The deadline to submit expressions of interest is November 1, 2021.

Call for Expressions of Interest: Financial Services for Digital Platform Workers in Emerging Markets

CGAP is looking forward to collaborating with up to five partners on designing financial services that can improve the livelihoods and incomes of platform workers in emerging markets, particularly women, that benefit platforms and financial service providers.

New Reporting Standards Could Energize the Off-Grid Solar Industry

Washington, D.C., July 14, 2021 — CGAP, GOGLA, and IFC/Lighting Global today launched the PAYGo Performance, Reporting and Measurement (PAYGo PERFORM)...

CGAP CEO's Women's Economic Empowerment TechSprint Conference Speech

FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY Greta Bull, CGAP CEO Address to Women's Economic Empowerment TechSprint Conference March 22, 2021 It is a pleasure to join...

CGAP CEO Urges India to Ensure Poor People Are Included in the Digital Finance Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 20, 2021 – India has made remarkable progress in increasing rates of financial inclusion to the majority of citizens over the...

CGAP CEO Greta Bull's Speech During Inclusive Finance India Summit

CGAP CEO Greta Bull addresses the Inclusive Finance India Summit with a speech on responsible digital financial services.

CGAP, Symbiotics Partner to Monitor COVID-19’s Impact on Microfinance

CGAP and Symbiotics launched a partnership to track and analyze the performance of hundreds of microfinance institutions (MFIs) across the world over the next six months, in an ongoing effort to shed light on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the microfinance sector.

Gateway Academy Merges with Digital Frontiers to Strengthen Capacity Building Initiatives

Gateway Academy, the digital learning platform for financial inclusion incubated by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), is merging with Digital Frontiers, a globally recognized non-profit that focuses on capacity building for the development community