Financial Diaries Projects

Digital Financial Services, Livelihoods and Microenterprise

China Financial Diaries

To better understand the financial services needs of the demand side, which includes both households and smallholders/enterprises, the World...

Key Partners: Chinese Academy of Financial Inclusion, World Bank
Digital Financial Services, Livelihoods and Microenterprise

Kenya Financial Diaries

BFA Global, funded by FSD Kenya, undertook a comprehensive financial diaries study in Kenya. Over the course of one...

Key Partners: FSD Kenya, Digital Divide Data
Digital Financial Services, Livelihoods and Microenterprise

Mexico Financial Diaries

Mexico Financial Diaries set out to obtain granular, long-term, provider-side data about the financial lives of low-income Mexicans. This...

Key Partners: Gateway Financial Innovations for Savings (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors) and BANSEFI (Banco del Ahorro Nacional y Servicios Financieros
Digital Financial Services, Livelihoods and Microenterprise

Gender Insights from Financial Diaries

The microfinance industry began with a focus on women’s empowerment through access to credit and discussions of financial inclusion...

Key Partners: Omidyar Network
Digital Financial Services, Livelihoods and Microenterprise

Smallholder Financial Diaries

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) contracted BFA Global to implement the year-long Financial Diaries with Smallholder...

Key Partners: The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
Digital Financial Services, Livelihoods and Microenterprise, Refugee Finance

The Financial Inclusion for Refugees Project in Uganda (FI4R)

Financial Diaries with Forcibly Displaced People in Uganda In August 2019, we launched the Financial Inclusion for Refugees Project...

Key Partners: FSD Uganda, FSD Africa