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Hot Bread Kitchen: Recipe for Success

By Jessica Pires Earlier this fall, a group of a dozen women ventured to the social enterprise Hot Bread Kitchen...

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Fintech for Good: 6 Takeaways from Money 20/20

By Michael Schlein Money 20/20 is always an exciting conference that demonstrates the bold, innovative new ideas that are disrupting...

What Is Lost in a Digital Financial World—And How to Get It Back

By Elisabeth Rhyne This post is part of Financial Inclusion Week, a week of global conversation on advancing financial inclusion....

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UPI: Changing Financial Inclusion in India

By Abhishek Agrawal Recently, India has seen two ground breaking developments, which will hopefully disrupt the financial inclusion landscape in...

MasterCard Analyzes Financial Inclusion Data for Social Impact

By Juan David Nuñez Hurtado Global technology company MasterCard is committed to financial inclusion. In addition to supporting Accion, it...

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What Buying a House Taught Me About Financial Inclusion

By Ben Lebeaux For over two years now, I’ve worked for Accion, an organization that gives people the financial tools they need...

Enabling Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle

Enabling Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle

By Juan David Nuñez Hurtado What is the ‘missing middle’? And why is it so important for financial institutions? An...

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Mobile Money & Savings: How UGAFODE Reaches Rural Uganda

By Jacqueline van Hartley in collaboration with David Muheirwe In 2011 only 20% of Uganda’s population was served by banks....

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Connections in the Field Strengthen an Interconnected World

By Andrea Horak Can you remember what life was like without access to a smartphone or the internet? Even if...

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SME Enterprise Solutions: A fintech Investor’s Perspective

By Will Rayner and Amee Patel Over the past few months, we’ve seen the emergence of an exciting new class of enterprise...