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the bandhan experiment

early in april, the rbi surprised most financial sector watchers by granting a banking license to bandhan, a microlender with most of its operations in eastern india. 156 more words

Rural India

Microfinance Does Health Care

> Posted by Elisabeth Rhyne, Managing Director, CFI

I was recently asked to give a talk at the University of Pennsylvania’s 8th (!) annual Microfinance Conference… 783 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Merging Fringe Finance with Financial Inclusion @ ISA2014

Last week at the International Studies Association Conference in Toronto, Marie Langevin (Ottawa) and I hosted a panel bringing together Northern and Southern perspectives on what may be termed… 972 more words


Mobiles and Youth Financial Inclusion: What are the Trends and Future Prospects?

Our last Technology Salon was based on the use of mobile technologies for financial inclusion. Kindly read the article below and special gratitude goes to Linda Raftree for allowing me support her with the post.   1,990 more words

African Development

Ethnography and its technological parallels

Ellen Isaacs defines Ethnography as “the study of behaviour within a culture”. She argues that, by watching human behaviour, we can learn human habits and use those in the technological field to decide “what to invent next”. 281 more words