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To Speed Financial Inclusion in Latin America… Think Smartphones

> Posted by Lindsay Lehr, Senior Director, Americas Market Intelligence

In Latin America, where 70 percent of people do not have a bank account, both the public and private sectors have honed in on financial inclusion as a strategic objective for growth. 640 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Mobile Money and Honduras’ Financial Inclusion Landscape

> Posted by Hannah Sherman, Project Associate, CFI

In recent years mobile technology has played an increasingly important role in improving financial inclusion. And though Africa gets all the press, right now in Latin America mobile money services are growing faster than in any other region in the world. 1,009 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Why Do We So Often Get the Mobile Money Agent Value Proposition Wrong?

> Posted by Barney de Jongh, Acting Group Head of MFS, Ooredoo Group

It’s amusing to see that whenever we take a new mobile money service to market the same old sales mistake is made over and over again. 827 more words

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Davos Should Consider Basel III Impact on Inclusion

> Posted by Elisabeth Rhyne, Managing Director, CFI

The following post was originally published last Friday on MasterCard’s Inclusion Hub.

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When the Basel Committee speaks, everyone involved in the financial world pays attention. 983 more words

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Old Players, New Game: The Changing Landscape of Financial Inclusion in Pakistan

> Posted by Hannah Sherman, Project Associate, CFI

Despite all the talk about fintech start-ups transforming how financial services are offered to the base of the pyramid, recent efforts by the government of Pakistan remind us that change can also be led from the top. 943 more words

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Digital Financial Inclusion in Peru; A Promising Trend to Watch

> Posted by Carol Caruso, Senior Vice President, Channels & Technology, Accion

Peru’s pursuit of financial inclusion has set a standard, helping Peru capture the top ranking in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s… 1,506 more words

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