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COVID-19: How Does Microfinance Weather the Coming Storm?

If the microfinance sector is going to survive the pandemic, we need to treat COVID-19 as the fundamental threat to the industry that it likely is. 
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The Myth of Digital Credit as a Catalyst for Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

A review of the top 20 digital credit companies in the country reveals that regulation is sorely needed.
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COVID-19: How Is the Pandemic Affecting Your Work and the Clients You Serve?

We invite you to join an open discussion among the global financial inclusion and microfinance community on the effects of this pandemic and how organizations are preparing to deal with it.
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Empowerment Begins With Identity

Opening a bank account in many countries is a cumbersome process requiring official documents that women often don't have. Digital ID systems can make this process more accessible and help enable women’s financial inclusion. 
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In Posts We Trust

Post offices have a long tradition of offering financial services, dating back to 1861. Most are now venturing into providing digital financial services (DFS) to their customers. But how can we increase uptake and take advantage of the Post's broad reach?
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On the Way to Reducing the Gender Gap in Latin America

What National Financial Inclusion Strategies have accomplished so far in the region, and what more needs to be done
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What Are the Most Important Emerging Trends to Watch for in 2020?

Take this survey to help us determine what emerging trends we should focus on in 2020.  
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Women's Financial Inclusion: The Smart Thing To Do

To pick up the pace of change, we need more pragmatic actions from all stakeholders. This blog post shares key takeaways from two recent events by FinEquity and Women's World Banking.
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The World Is Mobile, Why Isn’t Our Data?

Over 164 million migrant workers make a living in a foreign country, and almost 26 million refugees have been forced to flee due to conflict. Unfortunately, while migrant workers are on the move, their data is not, often preventing them from accessing financial services or better jobs. Developing a digital identity system is one potential solution to this problem.
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More Data for a More Accountable Financial Inclusion Industry

Facts and figures tell us the full story of financial and social results and allow us to compare that story to those of our peers. The ATLAS data platform is a new initiative to help tell those stories, consolidating data on pricing, client protection, and social and financial performance.