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Housing Finance, Mobile Banking Agents, Tanzania's New Goal - the Latest FI2020 News Feed

> Posted by Center Staff

Good morning! Freshly published is the latest edition of the Financial Inclusion 2020 News Feed, our weekly online magazine sharing the big news in banking the unbanked. 211 more words


The Supply-Centricity of Customer-Centricity

> Posted by Kim Wilson, the Fletcher School, Tufts University

Today, I used my smartphone to pound tiny nails into a wall. The procedure worked well enough to hang a small picture, but it cracked my phone case. 974 more words

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Africa’s Smartphone Sales Breaking Records in 2015

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In the first quarter (Q1) of 2015, smartphones comprised 47 percent of Africa’s market sales, while the market share of feature phones decreased by about 20 percent. 513 more words

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More Credit Information Sharing in Emerging Markets: A Call to Action!

Financial Inclusion 2020 (FI2020) is a global multi-stakeholder movement to achieve full financial inclusion, using the year 2020 as a focal point for action.  1,540 more words

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Calling All Inquiring Minds! Our New Research Fellows Program Is Accepting Applications

> Posted by Elisabeth Rhyne and Sonja E. Kelly, CFI

We are looking for four research fellows to explore some of the most relevant and exciting questions facing the financial inclusion community. 783 more words

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Hitting the Ground Running with Client Visits on My Second Day with Akiba

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

The following post was originally published on the Accion Ambassadors blog.

At some point during our walk down the dusty, uneven road packed with minibuses and motorcycles inches away from hitting me, unfamiliar music and sounds blasting from unseen speakers, people selling everything from plastic toys to Adidas shorts to cell phones to furniture, and a profusion of life and color all around, I thought to myself, “This is exactly what I was hoping to see in Tanzania.” 700 more words

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Regulatory Considerations for Latin America’s Mobile Money Market

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Senior Communications Associate, CFI

GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) program recently released the report ‘Mobile Financial Services in Latin America & the Caribbean… 948 more words

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