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How Ghana’s new digital finance policy can drive women’s inclusion

CGAP

One of the goals of Ghana’s new digital financial services (DFS) Policy is to close the gender gap by ensuring that at least 85 percent of women have financial accounts by 2023.   But what should the public and private sector consider while implementing the policy to bring real change for women? The authors suggest five

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MTN MoMo Pay Merchant Payments: Expanding women’s Mobile Money use in Ghana

FIBR

MTN Ghana launched a merchant payment service in January 2017 called MoMo Pay to increase mobile money use in markets and drive financial inclusion. BFA Global designed and coordinated a case study, together with GSMA, to assesses the impact of MoMo Pay on female merchants and customers in Ghana. The study includes key takeaways relevant

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3 Trends in Women’s Financial Inclusion Funding

CGAP

While international funders increased their commitments to women’s financial inclusion by 16 percent between 2016-2018, the funding gap between programs with a gender focus and those without remained big.   Using 2018 data on funding for financial inclusion this analytical blog also shows that for example, more than half of the commitments for women’s financial inclusion

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6 Strategies to Promote Digital Financial Product Adoption Among Youth

MercyCorps AFA

HaloYako is a digitally enabled saving service in Tanzania offered by Halotel, an MNO in partnership with FINCA Microfinance Bank and supported in part by Mercy Corps Agrifin Accelerate. The blog shares strategies that have contributed to the success of HaloYako amongst men and women below 35 in Tanzania. Read more

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