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FINX Challenge Reveals "It's expensive to be poor..."

Not long ago, the Center for Financial Services Innovation organized a group of people from the financial industry and took them on a field trip of sorts. 343 more words

Financial Inclusion

Knowledge Doesn't Mean Skill

Do you remember the story of Grace Groner?If you don’t or are coming in late,here’s the story:Link.

Now compare her story with that of Richard Fuscone. 758 more words

Tool Kit

Design and Financial Inclusion: A Designers Approach to a Tough Issue

Most people don’t think about design principles when they’re wrapping their heads around the problem of financial inclusion. This is why I was so intrigued by a recent article written by… 466 more words

Financial Inclusion

International Telecommunication Union Steps Forward to Promote Financial Inclusion

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recently created a focus group whose purpose is to develop different methods of affordable financial services, in hopes of making financial inclusion a reality for the nearly 2.5 billion adults around the world who don’t currently have a bank account. 322 more words

Mobile Money

A Funeral and Money Management Lessons - The Poor Can Teach

> Posted by John Gitau, CEO, Kenya Financial Education Centre

A year ago today, I lost a nephew, John Gachoka. He was 33 years old. As it is our tradition, my family met to make burial arrangements. 747 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Mobile Money: Getting Banking Services to the Poor

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has recently taken on a new and challenging task: to promote digital financial inclusion through the adoption of technical standards. 659 more words