Posts by Megan Peterson

Can investors empower women and lift people out of poverty?

Can investors empower women and lift people out of poverty?

Discussing financial inclusion and fintech on The Finsider podcast By Tahira Dosani Women account for half of any country’s talent base,...

In a changing climate, technology provides a lifeline for farmers

In a changing climate, technology provides a lifeline for farmers

Why we’re investing in Pula to support agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia By Rob Stevens and Amee Parbhoo Smallholder farmers...

Demystifying digital lending to reach the underserved

Demystifying digital lending to reach the underserved

By Michael Schlein Technology has fundamentally changed how we send and receive money, purchase insurance, or even think about currency. It...

Six things we hope to see in the World Bank’s Global Findex

Six things we hope to see in the World Bank’s Global Findex

The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion’s wish list for financial inclusion progress By Sonja Kelly and Elisabeth Rhyne The World...

Now what? The path forward for financial services in a digital world

Now what? The path forward for financial services in a digital world

New paper: Unlocking the power of digital lending to advance financial inclusion By Kathleen Yaworsky There’s no excuse for excluding people...

Will fintech realize its potential for financial inclusion?

Will fintech realize its potential for financial inclusion?

By Michael Schlein Later this month, the World Bank will release the standard measurement on global progress toward financial inclusion: the...

How Accion, MetLife Foundation will improve financial inclusion in LatAm

How Accion, MetLife Foundation will improve financial inclusion in LatAm

Originally published on BNamericas by Ulric Rindebro Global nonprofit Accion and the MetLife Foundation announced a new partnership in Latin America earlier this...

Accion Venture Lab's Company Builder program in Nigeria

We’re bringing together Nigerian entrepreneurs to build a groundbreaking fintech company

Meet the first participants in Accion Venture Lab’s Company Builder program By Averi Thomas-Moore When we sent out a call for...

Amy Stewart, Manager, Global Advisory Solutions at Accion

Meet the women leading the way to an inclusive future — part five

Part of Accion’s series highlighting women working in financial inclusion At Accion, we’re proud to have a diverse team leading...

Instead of sending people to a bank, Sub-K brings banking to the people

Instead of sending people to a bank, Sub-K brings banking to the people

Sub-K’s banking correspondent and agent banking network advance financial inclusion in India By Abhishek Agrawal and Adelina Dasso Banking is expensive....