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Mobile Money and Honduras’ Financial Inclusion Landscape

> Posted by Hannah Sherman, Project Associate, CFI

In recent years mobile technology has played an increasingly important role in improving financial inclusion. And though Africa gets all the press, right now in Latin America mobile money services are growing faster than in any other region in the world. 1,009 more words

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The rapidly evolving market for consumer credit

We are on the verge of massive change. Technological advances in credit assessment are poised to deliver huge impact by bringing formal, accessible, and affordable credit to hundreds of millions of aspiring middle-class consumers in emerging markets. 427 more words

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18th Microcredit Summit update: Dates extended at no extra cost

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We have some exciting developments with the Summit agenda to share with everyone. Responding to intense demand for more sessions, we have decided to… 376 more words


Dinner Debrief: Digital currency platform, Uphold, making global remittances more cost effective

by Miranda Barham, WAM UK Steering Committee Member

WAM was delighted to have Diana Biggs, VP of Uphold, the fastest growing money platform, speak at our latest dinner on how digital currencies can enable financial inclusion. 790 more words


Why Do We So Often Get the Mobile Money Agent Value Proposition Wrong?

> Posted by Barney de Jongh, Acting Group Head of MFS, Ooredoo Group

It’s amusing to see that whenever we take a new mobile money service to market the same old sales mistake is made over and over again. 827 more words

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Responding to Tragedy: ASA Philippines and Typhoon Haiyan

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Senior Associate, CFI

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Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, struck Southeast Asia in early November 2013, creating unspeakable devastation. 786 more words

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The Impact Investing Landscape in West Africa

> Posted by Saran Sidime, Operations Assistant, the Smart Campaign

West Africa is the second-fastest growing regional economy in Africa. Its GDP is more than double that of East Africa. 503 more words

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