Addressing Gender Norms to Increase Financial Inclusion: Designing for ImpactTo advance women’s financial inclusion and economic empowerment, funders and market facilitators need to acknowledge gender norms and understand how they limit women’s ability to access, use, and benefit from financial services.
Business Her Own Way: Creating Livelihoods Through Informal Online CommerceThis Focus Note outlines the characteristics of IOC, maps the personas of the women who engage in it, and provides guidance to funders looking to support women to generate livelihoods through IOC.
Fintech and Financial Inclusion: A Funders' Guide to Greater ImpactThis practical guide, based on two years of global research, describes how development funders can identify promising fintechs and maximize the impact of their support.
Funding Explorer: Interactive Data for 2019 CGAP Funder SurveyThe Funding Explorer is a set of highly interactive analytical dashboards. This tool uses data from the CGAP Funder Survey complemented by publicly available contextual indicators
Interoperability and Digital Finance: Emerging Guidance for FundersThis technical note helps funders to understand the concept of interoperability, how instant payments systems can advance financial inclusion, and what funders can do to support their development.
Designing Data Initiatives to Advance Financial InclusionDonors and DFIs are looking for ways to leverage the potential of data to achieve financial inclusion impact. Yet, evidence shows that the availability and quality of data doesn’t automatically translate to impact.
How Can Donors Leverage the Potential of Data to Achieve Financial Inclusion Impact?CGAP recommends the use of 7 steps to articulate a theory of change and design successful data initiatives.
Social Assistance Payments in Response to COVID-19: The Role of DonorsCountries worldwide are using social assistance payments as a component of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This briefing addresses how donors and their partners can design and implement social assistance payments that are efficient and secure while providing recipients with reliable, convenient, and safe access to their payments.
Building Cross-Sector Partnerships to Amplify ImpactThis case study illustrates how UNCDF established partnerships so that improved access to financial services helps turn temporary jobs created by climate-resilient investments into long-term opportunities for entrepreneurs in The Gambia.