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Women & Banking: India’s financial inclusion suffers from a gender gap

Indian women score disproportionately low on ordinary functions such as savings and borrowings: of more than three-fourths who have a bank account, less than a fifth (16.7%) save formally, i.e., at banks. 997 more words

National

Chamas are the Financial Side of Real World Social Networks

A picture worth 1000 words!

This picture was taken at Ruiru, a town about 20km beyond Nairobi city. What you see here is a group of motorcycles popularly known as boda bodas parked next to Wakini fueling station right outside Mama Lucy’s Deli on your way to Wa Matangi. 1,181 more words

Kenya

The bankruptcy law in the UAE that offers local SMEs facing financial difficulties a number of solutions for their problems.

By Bruno Gremez, Co-founder of Smart Fintex and CT&F.

During the last few years I have lived and worked in Dubai, I often heard  that there was no effective bankruptcy law in the UAE. 973 more words

Bruno Gremez

Women investing in the underbanked despite being underfunded

Advocacy for gender diversity continues. The advocacy drums are louder and louder every day. Twitter handles #mensupportingwomen, #metoo, #WeUniteWe and the 5th SDG dedicated to Gender equality, are just a few examples of campaigns. 556 more words

WealthTech

Funding Societies Raises RM100 Million in Largest Series B Funding Round by a P2P Financing Platform from Southeast Asia

Kuala Lumpur, 18 April 2018 – Funding Societies, Malaysia’s leading peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform, has successfully raised RM100 million in series B funding. Led by SoftBank Ventures Korea, the funding round also includes existing investors Sequoia India, Alpha JWC Ventures from Indonesia, and Golden Gate Ventures. 264 more words

P2p Financing

Off-Grid Solar Industry Takes the Lead in Developing Consumer Protection Code of Conduct

> Posted by Drew Corbyn and Sascha Brandt, GOGLA

The following post was originally published on the GOGLA blog and has been republished with permission. 526 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion