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It’s World Refugee Day - Financial Inclusion Stakeholders Take Note!

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Senior Specialist, CFI

A record number of people, more than ever in our lifetimes, are fleeing their homes due to wars, persecution, and disasters. 489 more words

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Lack of Financial Access: The Plight of Our South African Elders

> Posted by Ross Tasker, COO, Nobuntu

Imagine an elderly lady in her late seventies, who lives in a township in South Africa. Her income is very little, some US$120 a month in assistance from the government, and her body is old and sore – she is now too old to work. 1,030 more words

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Protecting Consumers in the Digital Currency Economy

> Posted by Kyle Burgess, Executive Director and Editor in Chief, Consumers Research

Digital currencies, such as Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain protocol, introduce a technical platform for a new global payment infrastructure that… 959 more words

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Promising Developments in Mobile Financial Services

> Posted by Tess Johnson, Project Associate, CFI

Despite the excitement about moving mobile financial services (MFS) to a richer smartphone-based environment, we still have a long way to go before many customers at the base of the pyramid can reap the full benefits of these technologies. 851 more words

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JazzCash to Disburse Stipends to Female Students of government schools across Sindh

The Reform Support Unit (RSU), School Education Department, Government of Sindh have a mandate to disburse stipends to female students of Sind. A signing ceremony was held at a local Hotel in Karachi today to award the contract for disbursement of these bursaries to JAZZ CASH. 286 more words

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Demonetization Brought Out the Best in Indian Microfinance Clients

> Posted by Sabine Spohn, Senior Investment Specialist, Private Sector Operations Department, Asian Development Bank

The following post was originally published on the Asian Development Bank blog. 635 more words

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How Secure Is Data Used in Digital Credit?

> Posted by Patrick Traynor, Associate Professor, the University of Florida

CFI Fellow Patrick Traynor, an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the University of Florida, is launching his research effort on the security of data in mobile lending applications. 720 more words

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