Category Archives: Inclusive Finance

Betting Big on Ourselves, for a Better World

Guest post by Tolu Ogunlesi, Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria (Digital & New Media); and Head of the Presidency Office of Digital Engagement. The post was originally published by The Guardian.  Every year since 2009 Bill and Melinda … Continue reading

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The Five-Minute Loan: How India Stack is Speeding Loans to Small Businesses

By Niloufer Memon, Vibhor Goyal, and Varad Pande We recently met Ajay, a fruit vendor in Mumbai who struggles to pay the 60 percent annual interest rate on a loan from his local money lender. Ajay was saddled with this debt, … Continue reading

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User-centred Financial Inclusion

In Live Mint, Varad Pande and Nirat Bhatnagar explain why digital financial services should be tailored to the habits of the underserved. While financial service firms in India are beginning to explore digitizing their services and products for the BoP, two key dilemmas – user-experience … Continue reading

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Pequeños Comerciantes, Grandes Oportunidades para la Inclusión Financiera

Escrito por: Tim Carlberg y Maria Paula Gomez  Existen más de 180 millones de micro y pequeños comercios (MyPCs) en los países en desarrollo – tiendas de barrio, peluquerías, vendedores de periódico y comida. Aunque pequeños de forma individual, estos comercios … Continue reading

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