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8 Stories by UNCDF

Financial Inclusion for What?

Knowledge gaps are limiting the effectiveness of financial inclusion programs and policies across the world.  These gaps- industry innovation gap, the impact knowledge gap,...
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Bringing Digital Financial Services to Zambian Smallholder Farmers

In Zambia, smallholder farmers do not have to travel long distances to transact if they opt to use Agripay, a digital banking platform.  The...
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Financial Health and its Relevance for the Developing World: Learning Event in Singapore

“Financial health does not exist in a vacuum. It is inextricably linked to the real economy. Financial health contrives good personal health and education...
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A New Business Model To Turn On The Lights For Off-Grid Families in Zambia

Solar and alternative energy products are providing relief to millions of Zambians who have no access to electricity. However, even with growing adoption of...
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Growing Digital Financial Inclusion in Senegal

Five years ago UNCDF launched the MM4P programme in Senegal, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation to fast-track digital financial inclusion. UNCDF’s approach –...
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Overcoming distance when digitizing informal savings groups

Agent banking is more appropriate than mobile money for linking informal savings groups to banks, due to the difficulties around validation for the latter....
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State of the Digital Financial Services Market in Sierra Leone, 2018 Report

The Annual Provider Survey provides a comprehensive view of the state of the DFS market in Sierra Leone. Key challenges hindering the expansion and...
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State of the Digital Financial Services Market in Zambia, 2018 Report

The Annual Provider Survey provides a comprehensive view of the state of the DFS market in Zambia. The main challenges for providers include customer...
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