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Credit Suisse-Sponsored Event Focuses on Financial Capability and the Policy and Business Case For Youth Financial Inclusion

> Posted by Eric Zuehlke, Web and Communications Director, CFI

With 1.2 billion people, youth between the ages of 15-24 represent approximately 18 percent of the global population, and 87 percent of youth live in developing countries. 704 more words

Financial Inclusion

Llwyfan cenedlaethol i brosiect ‘Taclo Digartrefedd’ y Ganolfan

Dros yr ychydig flynyddoedd diwethaf, bûm yn ffodus i annerch amrywiol gynadleddau, rhwydweithiau a digwyddiadau eraill ynglŷn â gwaith y prosiect Taclo Digartrefedd trwy Gynhwysiant Ariannol… 490 more words

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Centre’s ‘Tackling Homelessness’ project set for UK bow

Over the last couple of years, I’ve been fortunate to address various conferences, networks and other events on the work of the Tackling Homelessness through Financial Inclusion Project… 393 more words

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New Research on Barriers to Basic Savings Accounts Is a Cautionary Tale for India's Financial Inclusion Push

> Posted by Alexandra Rizzi, Deputy Director, the Smart Campaign

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi created much fanfare and excitement upon the launch of a financial inclusion plan for the millions of unbanked Indians (currently estimated at 40 percent of the entire population). 714 more words

Client Protection

eMoneyPool - Digitizing credit and savings circles for the base of the pyramid consumers

Over the last few weeks I have been spending some time exploring business models that address issues related to access to financial services and products for base of the pyramid consumers. 1,030 more words

Social Innovation

Bill Gates gives a nod to Bangladeshi mobile money platform, bKash

In a keynote address at Sibos, a banking-industry conference in Boston, the IT mogul described the Bangladesh experience as ‘wild adoption of technology’, said a report by The Wall Street Journal on Friday. 127 more words

Mobile Money

The Wales Co-operative Centre discusses financial inclusion and its impact on tenants in the private rented sector

Jocelle Lovell, our Financial Inclusion Project Manager, discusses the projects work with the Private Rented Sector (PRS).

Last week, Shelter Cymru held a PRS conference, at the Liberty Stadium Swansea, and our… 448 more words

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