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PAYGo Solar: Lighting the Way for Flexible Financing Services
PAYGo and Essential Services |

PAYGo Solar: Lighting the Way for Flexible Financing Services

This briefing note examines four key industry challenges from a financial inclusion perspective that serve as the foundation for...

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The Sweet Spot: Designing Credit Solutions For Small Merchants
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

The Sweet Spot: Designing Credit Solutions For Small Merchants

How do you design and pilot a credit solution for small merchants? This new case study from FIBR shares...

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Hitting the Sweet Spot: What Do Small Merchants Need to Survive and Grow Their Business?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Hitting the Sweet Spot: What Do Small Merchants Need to Survive and Grow Their Business?

MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium enterprises) need capital. They need startup capital, they need expansion capital and they also...

By FIBR
Webinar: “Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers,” a New Report by BFA
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Webinar: “Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers,” a New Report by BFA

Following the launch (May 16th) of the FIBR report, “Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers,” we are hosting a follow-up webinar...

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HOW UNBUNDLING OF THE PAYGO BUSINESS MODEL IS DRIVING MARKET EXPANSION
PAYGo and Essential Services |

HOW UNBUNDLING OF THE PAYGO BUSINESS MODEL IS DRIVING MARKET EXPANSION

Just five years ago new entrants to the PAYGo market had to be vertically integrated: under one roof, they...

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WEBINAR: HOW CAN SMALL MERCHANTS GET THE MOST OUT OF E-COMMERCE USING SUPERPLATFORMS?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

WEBINAR: HOW CAN SMALL MERCHANTS GET THE MOST OUT OF E-COMMERCE USING SUPERPLATFORMS?

Small merchants in emerging markets are increasingly adopting digital commerce to expand their customer base and market their goods...

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Inclusive digital ecosystems of the future
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Inclusive digital ecosystems of the future

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The Potential of PAYGo for Achieving Water and Sanitation for All (SDG 6)
PAYGo and Essential Services |

The Potential of PAYGo for Achieving Water and Sanitation for All (SDG 6)

To “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all (SDG 6),” water service providers need to...

By FIBR
Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers

With knowledge comes power. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful way to harness data into knowledge and into action....

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What is the value of AI to financial services providers?
Digital Financial Services |

What is the value of AI to financial services providers?

By FIBR
What are AI and Machine Learning?
Inclusive Fintech |

What are AI and Machine Learning?

By FIBR
What is the FIBR AI Gallery?
Inclusive Fintech |

What is the FIBR AI Gallery?

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What is the FIBR report “Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers” about?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

What is the FIBR report “Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers” about?

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What is FIBR?
Inclusive Fintech |

What is FIBR?

By FIBR
Why is FIBR working with PAYGo and MSMEs in particular?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Why is FIBR working with PAYGo and MSMEs in particular?

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How can the merchant assistant help shopkeepers get answers for their shop?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

How can the merchant assistant help shopkeepers get answers for their shop?

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How can the suggested purchase demo help merchants forecast demand?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

How can the suggested purchase demo help merchants forecast demand?

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How can the product recognition app help merchants use a smartphone camera to find and price products?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

How can the product recognition app help merchants use a smartphone camera to find and price products?

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How can the FIBR AI applications help the shopkeepers?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

How can the FIBR AI applications help the shopkeepers?

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FIBR – How can data help PAYGo providers better serve and retain customers?
PAYGo and Essential Services |

FIBR – How can data help PAYGo providers better serve and retain customers?

FIBR, a program of BFA Global and Mastercard Foundation, is working with Off-Grid Electric’s (OGE) operations teams to execute...

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FIBR – How are we helping small merchants access more tailored financial services?
Digital Financial Services |

FIBR – How are we helping small merchants access more tailored financial services?

FIBR, a program of BFA and Mastercard Foundation, is working with partner Sokowatch, an e-commerce platform for informal merchants...

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FIBR in 2018: how might a more digital world help MSMEs and PAYGo providers grow?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

FIBR in 2018: how might a more digital world help MSMEs and PAYGo providers grow?

FIBR is an initiative of BFA Global in partnership with Mastercard Foundation to create new ways to connect low-income...

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Product and Quantity Recognition
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Product and Quantity Recognition

AI Demo Gallery example

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Product Inventory
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Product Inventory

AI Demo Gallery example

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Text to Voice
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Text to Voice

AI Demo Gallery example

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Price Prediction
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Price Prediction

AI Demo Gallery example

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What does FIBR do?
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

What does FIBR do?

A look at FIBR in 2018, covering our work in PAYGo and MSME (FIBR video v18-FinalCutv1 without VO and...

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Superplatforms: Inclusive Digital Ecosystems of the Future
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Superplatforms: Inclusive Digital Ecosystems of the Future

This white paper considers the likely effects of an important new phenomenon that may accelerate the “pull” factor of digital...

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LENDABLE: Case Study of a Marketplace Lending Platform in East Africa
PAYGo and Essential Services |

LENDABLE: Case Study of a Marketplace Lending Platform in East Africa

In this case study, we examine an alternative marketplace lending platform that connects impact and institutional debt investors with...

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FIBR Launch Feb 2016 in Accra, Ghana
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

FIBR Launch Feb 2016 in Accra, Ghana

BFA launches FIBR (Financial Inclusion on Business Runways), a new project of BFA in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation....

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