CAF Financial Inclusion Lab 2022 opens its call for applications | Atalayar

CAF Financial Inclusion Lab 2022 opens its call for applications | Atalayar

CAF -development bank of Latin America- is organising the fourth edition of the Financial Inclusion Lab (LIF 2022) focused on finding digital solutions for the financial inclusion of women, with the aim of promoting the generation of technological solutions in the following areas:  – Solutions to improve women’s financial education and capabilities. – Solutions with financial

How eWallets Can Help Address Financial Inclusion Challenges

How eWallets Can Help Address Financial Inclusion Challenges

Mikhail Miro, CEO at Wallet Factory & FinTech visionary with extensive background experience in banking and payment industry verticals. getty Improving financial inclusion has become a top priority within environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks. I see how isolated communities around the globe lack technology-enabled infrastructure and suffer from economic discrepancies due in large part

Deutsche Bank and Home Credit close ESG-linked loan focusing on financial inclusion and literacy

Deutsche Bank and Home Credit close ESG-linked loan focusing on financial inclusion and literacy

Deutsche Bank and PT Home Credit Indonesia (“Home Credit”), a global consumer finance company today announced they have closed a IDR156 billion (US$10.4 million) ESG-linked loan facility that focuses on performance targets linked to ESG principles. This is Home Credit’s first ESG-linked loan in Indonesia, as it seeks to deliver sustainable financial services and inclusive

why a national identity database is key to financial inclusion

why a national identity database is key to financial inclusion

Alessandro Hatami, Managing Director, Pacemakers.io Imagine life without access to a bank account. If you’re able to earn a living without one -and it’s a big if – the only choice you have when buying goods and services is to pay cash in physical stores. As a result, you are limited to the stores you

Mastercard partners with crypto gateway to drive financial inclusion in Indonesia

Mastercard partners with crypto gateway to drive financial inclusion in Indonesia

Financial services firm Mastercard has partnered with crypto gateway provider Fasset to co-develop digital solutions that may drive adoption in Indonesia. The collaboration aims to expand financial inclusion in the country and extend opportunities to its local economy.  In an announcement, Navin Jain, the country manager for Mastercard Indonesia, said that will support Fasset’s efforts

How might Big Tech affect financial inclusion

How might Big Tech affect financial inclusion

New technologies and widespread internet and smart phone adoption have led to an increased availability of digital financial services, many of which are offered by non-traditional financial-service providers including so-called Big Techs such as Apple, Alibaba, Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Google, and Tencent. A recent analysis published in Contemporary Economic Policy notes that the entry of

Accelerating financial inclusion – Newspaper

Accelerating financial inclusion – Newspaper

Access to basic utilities is considered the right of every citizen, however, the definition of basic utilities has changed over the years. We have moved ahead from the days when the word utility was synonymous with electricity, water and gas. In today’s world, the internet has also become a necessity rather than a luxury as

SMEs may be the key to financial inclusion in Nigeria

SMEs may be the key to financial inclusion in Nigeria

&nbsp Author: Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Group Managing Director & CEO, Zenith Bank July 11, 2022 The banking sector in Africa is emerging rather strongly from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the fact that the pandemic has significantly altered the face of banking on the continent is without a doubt. Today, the industry is witnessing

Deutsche Bank and Home Credit close ESG-linked loan focusing on financial inclusion and literacy

What is financial inclusion | The Manila Times

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government on June 21, 2022 signed a joint memorandum circular on the Paleng-QR Ph Program, which is a joint initiative to “promote account ownership and digital payments” among market vendors and transportation service providers. This program is only one of the