Category Archives: Global Development Incubator

Reimagining the Global Health Convening: What’s Next?

Fundamental shifts are changing global health as we know it, requiring diverse and disruptive groups of people from across sectors to collaborate on solutions. How can a “reimagined” convening most effectively bring these groups together to drive financing and innovation … Continue reading

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How Does Digital Technology Make Lending to Farmers More Viable? (Early Findings)

The Learning Lab – an initiative of The MasterCard Foundation, jointly implemented by GDI and Dalberg –  is researching the Business case for digitally-enabled smallholder finance, specifically: what role do digital tools play in successful business models for lending to … Continue reading

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New Report: Small Merchants Offer Big Financial Inclusion Opportunities

There are more than 180 million micro and small merchants operating in developing and emerging markets globally. These merchants serve the world’s lowest income customers at a scale that is staggering. Every day, small merchants interact with more than 4.5 … Continue reading

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Defining your End-Game: The “new normal” for nonprofit impact

mothers2mothers (m2m) is a leading health nonprofit that uses mentor mothers to provide education, psychosocial support, and referrals to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. mothers2mothers’ founders began in 2001 with the usual nonprofit starter kit: a mission and a vision. … Continue reading

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