Tag Archives: Financial Inclusion

Tendencias en Servicios Financieros Digitales y Inclusión Financiera

Esta presentación fue preparada por el Banco Central de Costa Rica para aprender sobre los nuevos servicios financieros digitales que apoyan la inclusión financiera. Advertisements

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Leveraging Fintech to Achieve Financial Inclusion in Indonesia

by Ghiyazuddin Mohammad and John Owens (reposted from MicroSave’s blog) “Fintech” – an intersection of financial services and technology – is taking the traditional financial world by storm. Indonesia is no exception, with a fast-evolving ecosystem that includes a host … Continue reading

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Public-private sector dialogue advancing financial inclusion through digital financial services in Russia

Originally posted on Alliance for Financial Inclusion Blogs:
Mikhail Mamuta and John Owens AFI and the Central Bank of Russia workshop “Digital Financial Services: Promoting Financial Inclusion” panel is pictured in Moscow in October 2014. Learning from legislative and regulatory…

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Eight trends that will impact financial inclusion in 2015

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John Owens A man displays his phone in Kenya. The use of digital financial services will continue to be one of the main drivers for financial inclusion in 2015. In the Alliance…

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Renaming this Blog: Moving from Mobile Money to Digital Financial Services for Development

In 2012, I set this blog up to focus on my work and experiences supporting mobile money for development.  At that time, much of the world interest was in the use of mobile technology and especially mobile enabled e-money services … Continue reading

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African Central Bankers Meet to Expand Digital Financial Inclusion

The 2nd African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) Leaders Roundtable meeting held 4-6 February 2014 in Naivasha, Kenya, was a historic event and tremendous step forward in moving the region toward collectively focusing on harnessing and further enabling … Continue reading

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Mobile Money Powering Banks in Rural Nepal

The article below is provided by USAID/Nepal’s NEAT Project. Branchless Banking in Nepal Despite the vast and untapped market in low-income and rural areas, banks and financial institutions avoid opening branches there due to the high operating costs and associated … Continue reading

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Better Than Cash Alliance: Updates during the Connected World Forum 2012

The following presentation was given by Steven Rynecki from USAID/Afghanistan during the recent Connected World Forum to introduce the Better Than Cash Alliance during the Mobile Money Academy on Thursday November 22, 2012. The Better Than Cash Alliance is a … Continue reading

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