Myanmar

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Myanmar’s Economic Revolution

By Jordan Coriza On a grey day on the tail end of monsoon season in Yangon, Myanmar, a group of women...

DAWN Myanmar: Enabling New Business

By Jason Loughnane Better laws, increased competition and rapidly expanding mobile access are all converging to transform Myanmar’s microfinance sector....

International Women’s Day: School Fees Instead of High Interest Loans

International Women’s Day: School Fees Instead of High Interest Loans

This year for International Women’s Day, we are sharing the story of Daw Thein Thein Win, a client of DAWN...

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Mobile Money in Myanmar: Going Directly from Cash to Digital

By Jason Loughnane In 2011, a SIM card in Myanmar cost $1,500 and mobile phones were used by less than...

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Fintech in Myanmar: Leapfrogging to Mobile Money?

By Kathleen Yaworsky As part of our Best of 2016 series, we are re-publishing some of the top articles from...

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Growth and Disruption: Microfinance in Myanmar

By Jason Loughnane As part of our Best of 2016 series, we are re-publishing some of the top articles from...

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5 Themes in Financial Inclusion Innovation from European Microfinance Week 2016

By Lizzy Bolze European Microfinance Platform is celebrating 10 years of supporting inclusive finance innovation, and hosted European Microfinance Week...

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Myanmar: The Final Frontier

By Jordan Coriza One of the first things you might notice when you arrive in Yangon, Myanmar are the painted...