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The App Changing the Way We Look at Poverty

> Posted by Martin Burt, Executive Director, Fundación Paraguaya & Teach A Man To Fish

The following post was originally published on the World Economic Forum blog.  381 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Sugarcane Industry in the Philippines: Not so sweet

Over the weekend we went to the western part of Batangas to capacitate sugarcane workers and equip them of new skills so they can plan for other sources of income and set up livelihood when the sugarcane industry finally succumb to its natural death following the lifting of the sugar tariff by 2015 which as a consequence will create increased demand for lower priced imported sugar. 338 more words

Agriculture

What I Talk About When I Talk About Money

by Lisa Wong, WAM UK

“Money is never just about money” argues a leading financial services designer, James Moed, over a dinner attended by financial inclusion professionals hosted by… 1,258 more words

Events

Jakarta Post: Analysis of Financial Inclusion Through Government Aid Programs

Andrian Bagus Santoso from Mandiri Institute recently wrote an analysis on how Government Aid Programs play a role for financial inclusion. These programs include Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH), Bantuan Siswa Miskin (BSM) and Bantuan Langsung Sementara Masyarakat (BLSM). 174 more words

Indonesia

New Publication: The Financial Education and Inclusion (Wales) Bill

16 September 2014

National Assembly for Wales Research Service

In July 2013, Bethan Jenkins AM, Plaid Cymru, was successful in a ballot to introduce a Proposed Member Bill seeking to promote financial literacy amongst the general population in Wales. 67 more words

Wales

Making Invisible Issues Visible: The woeful situation of sugarcane workers of Pantay and Calantas, Batangas

Barangay Calantas and Pantay are in the outlying areas of Calaca and Tanauan, respectively. Most of the families in these communities work in the sugarcane industry. 400 more words

Philippines

Inclusion and sustainability

In the previous rambling, I mentioned my regeneration knowledge and experience. I also have social and digital inclusion experience. I was managing and supporting projects, which were designed to economically empower and socially include local residents. 461 more words

Group Economics