financial inclusion

Using Loans to Build a Better Life in Haiti

By Sydney Moyer It’s only 9:30 in the morning, but by the time we pull up outside of Emmanuel Dor’s...

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Cash is Still King in Nigeria

By Paul Breloff and Amee Patel As fintech futurists, we’re often cast in the role of cash killer and digital...

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How an App Promotes Personal Finance in Colombia

By Liza Guzman How an ingenious tech-based program is building financial capabilities in Colombia Having access to a bank account...

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Konfío and the Future of Small Business Lending in Mexico

By Nancy Widjaja Are you passionate about startups? Intrigued by how entrepreneurs get their inspirations, raise money to fund their...

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From Eyelets to Empanadas: Meeting our Client, Dora

By Jessica Lynn Wickman Last night, the skies opened up and doused Asunción, Paraguay with winter rain. It’s a brief...

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Isidro Medina and Credinka: Crafting a Financial Future in Peru

By Zach Weishar Measuring economic growth over time is one of the most valuable insights we have into our clients’...

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Disability Inclusion: 3 Key Insights from India

By Mandana Nakhai Since I’ve written a good bit about microfinance these last weeks, I want to turn back to...

What all regulators must do to promote financial inclusion

Making national-level commitments to financial inclusion is one of the most effective ways that policymakers can help more people gain...

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Franchising in Paraguay: Beyond Microfinance

By Dennis van Erp The World Wide Web tells us that: “traditional franchising is when a firm with an established...

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How Alternative Data Can Promote Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein Last week, leaders from around the gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the 46th World Economic Forum (WEF)...