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Kenyan Government Expands Insurance and Social Security via Digital Finance

> Posted by Center Staff

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Last week the Kenyan government officially kicked-off Huduma cards, a fintech initiative aimed at bolstering government services in the country and digital financial inclusion. 480 more words

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Modelo Perú: What’s Next for the Groundbreaking Mobile Money Platform?

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(The following post is the second in a two-part series on Modelo Perú. You can find part one here. 602 more words

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Are Banks the Future of Banking? Africa Board Fellows Deliberate

> Posted by Ellen Metzger, Consultant

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With stories of fintech success and excitement showing up everywhere, it’s hard not to wonder about the place of banks in the financial landscape of the future. 808 more words

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Modelo Perú: Unique Model, Unique Challenges, Bright Future

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The following post is part of a two-part series on Modelo Perú.

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Today, we are excited to share… 655 more words

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How to Make Consumer Protection Sexier

> Posted by Nadia van de Walle, Lead, Africa Partnerships and Programs, the Smart Campaign

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A keynote speaker at a recent conference I attended described consumer protection as “incredibly important,” before adding that it was also “boring.”  Palpable excitement buzzes around new products or technologies, but consumer protection can be a real buzzkill. 751 more words

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Financial Lives of the Poor: Goats, and Other Effective Tools

> Posted by Danielle Piskadlo, Manager, Investing in Inclusive Finance, CFI

Those who work in the financial inclusion space need a deep understanding of how low income people manage their money, and there is no better guide to develop this understanding than Ignacio Mas, who recently spoke at the… 755 more words

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Demonetization in India Is Causing More than Economic Harm

> Posted by Center Staff

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We’ve written about the unfolding demonetization situation in India a few times now (here and… 496 more words

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