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What would happen if women stopped getting pregnant out of fear of losing jobs?

A young girl called Glorious came to Kampala to serve as a house maid at a tender age, upon completion of her ordinary level education. The insufficient funds, according to her father restricted her further studies. 545 more words


Playing The Right Role In Haiti's Growing Mobile Sector: 4 Key Principles

Digital financial services have been a robust part of the development sector for over a decade and their impact continues to grow. This blog is part of a series that focuses on successful DFS projects that achieve results-driven impact in people’s lives. 1,200 more words

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Happy International Women’s Day!

We hope reading this post is just one of many activities you undertake today that acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women. This International Women’s Day, we turned to a few of the women of CFI to share their thoughts on the gender gap facing lower income women around the world and ways to shift the balance in their favor. 605 more words

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Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh

Title: Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh: A Survey of Current Services, Regulations, and Usage in Select USAID Projects

Description: This report is the consolidation of findings derived from desk research and face-to-face interviews with key mobile financial services providers, telecom operators, technology platform providers, regulators, and USAID health and agriculture project staff and beneficiaries. 22 more words


Is Cryptocurrency Just a Guy Thing?

A breakdown on gender diversity in the digital currency industry

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Senior Specialist, Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion

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Why I am Excited About FinTech Opportunities in Ukraine

Ukraine has the potential to harness new financial technologies (FinTech) in ways that few markets can replicate.  The four factors that led me to this conclusion include: 773 more words

Digital Financial Services

Governing in a Digital World

> Posted by Lizzy Bolze, Project Specialist, Investing in Inclusive Finance, CFI

Digital trends in the African financial inclusion sector are evolving quickly. With the entrance of fintech startups and a more tech savvy client base, the role of corporate governance is more important than ever. 679 more words

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