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Governance and Large Systems Change: The Case of Financial Inclusion

> Posted by Steve Waddell, Principal, NetworkingAction

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Financial inclusion is a large systems change challenge – it’s one that integrates a basic new goal into the working of the financial system. 756 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Microcredit's Unfair Bad Rap. It really does help the poor. Just in modest ways.

Look at a typical microfinance institution’s website and you will find heartwarming stories about people who managed to dig themselves out of poverty and into prosperity. 1,051 more words


Kenya Considers Interest Rate Caps

> Posted by a Nairobi-Based Consultant

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Kenya and Nigeria are often heralded as two of the most dynamic economies in Africa. They could soon have something else in common: interest rate caps. 626 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Leveraging Fintech to Achieve Financial Inclusion in Indonesia

by Ghiyazuddin Mohammad and John Owens (reposted from MicroSave’s blog)

“Fintech” – an intersection of financial services and technology – is taking the traditional financial world by storm. 1,091 more words

Alliance For Financial Inclusion

Learning from Our Youth: Saving for Education

> Posted by Brian Kuwik, Chief Regional Officer, Africa, Accion

Today around the world, we celebrate our youth and their achievements and reflect on the goals of “eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable consumption and production” for the youth of this generation. 652 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Exploring Responsible Agent Management in India

> Posted by Kathleen Yaworsky, Lead Specialist, Channels & Technology, Accion, and Alexandra Rizzi, Deputy Director, the Smart Campaign

Hi, I’d like to send money to my mother in Bihar. 804 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Islamic Microfinance Vs Conventional Microfinance for Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion or inclusive financing means the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to the disadvantaged and low-income segments of society, in contrast to  821 more words

Conventional Microfinance