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Digital Payments and Transfers (P2P): The evolving story of how and when digital payment products work

Niamh Barry

Last year we shared the impact story so far on person-to-person payments and transfers (P2P). The latest update of the EGM has folded in three additional P2P studies.

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CGAP’s Journey to Open APIs

Jessica Osborn

CGAP’s Michel Hanouch will share insights and lessons from CGAP’s experience supporting five digital financial services (DFS) providers as they journey to open APIs. Niall Saville from Dalberg will then highlight key takeaways from their ongoing research, sponsored by CGAP, on how best to engage third-party API consumers. This research digs into questions like How canDFS providers design and implement third-party engagement

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Digital credit — The evolving story of how and when digital credit products work

Niamh Barry

New credit studies contribute to previous insights relating to the use of SMS for improved borrowing behavior and add new insights on longer-term outcomes where very few previously existed.

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Digital savings — The evolving story of how and when digital savings products work

Niamh Barry

Gaps in our knowledge remain in product design and delivery, markets, and clients segments; by filling these gaps and improving how digital savings products are tested, the digital savings community will be able to develop better products and deliver them more effectively.

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Inching closer to understanding the digital finance impact question

Niamh Barry

As impact evidence grows, so should our understanding of the impact of various digital finance products on low income users. We've launched the third addition of our EGM, revealing new insights with almost double the studies since 2017.

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DFS Ecosystem Partnerships for Financial Inclusion in Zimbabwe

DFI

To enhance our financial services and in order to reach the marginalised, it is imperative that we make an effort to create a digital financial services partnership ecosystem which will include stakeholders such as the identity authority (Registrar-General), Mobile Network Operators (POTRAZ), Financial Clearance Bureau (FCB), Finscan and Salary Services Bureau (SSB). What are the

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Overcoming distance when digitizing informal savings groups

UNCDF

Agent banking is more appropriate than mobile money for linking informal savings groups to banks, due to the difficulties around validation for the latter. Mobile money is, however, appropriate for individual accounts. Information is key in providing pathways for digitizing informal savings groups. Despite agent banking and mobile money being commonplace, savings groups are often

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When Youth Entrepreneurship training meets Financial Inclusion

CGAP

Young entrepreneurs will be more likely to succeed if they are provided with integrated services that empower them with the technical know-how to put their business ideas into practice, the business acumen and soft skills to make that practice profitable and the financial savvy to identify and leverage financial services that will allow them to

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