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In the Case of India’s PMJDY, Considerations for Avoiding Account Dormancy

> Posted by Jayshree Venkatesan, Financial Inclusion Consultant

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) Indian national financial inclusion strategy was launched with much fanfare exactly a year ago by the government. 778 more words

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Filling the Gaps in Financial Inclusion Data

> Posted by Nikhil Gehani, Marketing and Communications Manager, MIX

The importance of data in strategic decision-making cannot be overstated – especially in the era of ‘big data’. 436 more words

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Filling the gap in financial inclusion data

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The importance of data in strategic decision-making cannot be understated – especially in the era of ‘big data’. Yet, as the inclusive finance community continues its efforts to shift more people from unbanked to banked, improving both data quality and data regularity is emerging as a priority issue. 385 more words

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Four Interventions to Help Victims of Trauma Find Hope and Dignity

> Posted by Joshua Goldstein, Vice President, Economic Citizenship & Disability Inclusion, CFI

“Over a sixth of the world’s population has directly experienced armed conflict, torture, terrorism, sexual and gender-based violence, ethnic cleansing or genocide,” states the website of the Peter C. 2,164 more words

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Kenyan Banks Launch Real-Time Interbank Switch in Response To Mobile Money

The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) is launching a platform it calls the ‘Real-Time Interbank Switch which it says “will create an interbank mechanism to enable interoperability across KBA members for all retail payment streams,” according to KBA chief executive Habil Olaka. 676 more words

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How We Talk About Microfinance: A Reply to Dean Karlan

> Posted by Alex Counts, Founder, Grameen Foundation

On Sunday, August 23, as I was enjoying some of the final days of summer visiting friends in New Hampshire, I noticed that I had been tagged in… 1,521 more words

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