Tag: Banking

Kenyan Banks Feel the Pain — and Now Some Gains — From Digitization
Digital Financial Services |

Kenyan Banks Feel the Pain — and Now Some Gains — From Digitization

Central Bank of Kenya data shows growth in digital channels but lean gains by the Kenyan financial institutions from...

By Stanley Mutinda
The Impact of Banco Azteca in Peru
Digital Financial Services |

The Impact of Banco Azteca in Peru

Despite being one of the most dynamic economies in Latin America, Peru has relatively low levels of financial inclusion....

By BFA GLOBAL
Refugees and Their Money: Assessing the Business Case for Providing Financial Services to Refugees
Refugee Finance |

Refugees and Their Money: Assessing the Business Case for Providing Financial Services to Refugees

BFA Global supported by FSDA carried out a macro and microanalysis to build a better understanding of the financial...

By BFA GLOBAL
The Intelligent Bank of the Future
Inclusive Fintech |

The Intelligent Bank of the Future

Here’s a thought experiment: what if you had to design from scratch a new bank targeting low-income clients? This...

By David del Ser
Mobile Money Meets Microcredit: Three Key Decisions in Taking a Concept from Design to Pilot
Digital Financial Services |

Mobile Money Meets Microcredit: Three Key Decisions in Taking a Concept from Design to Pilot

  In a previous blog post, we were introduced to how SAJIDA Foundation in Bangladesh is using evidence from...

By BFA GLOBAL
Does the Environment in Ghana Really Enable Inclusive Fintech?
Inclusive Fintech |

Does the Environment in Ghana Really Enable Inclusive Fintech?

  Ghana seems to be an exciting place for fintech providers in general to thrive right now. Last week...

By David Porteous
Correspondent Banking in Mexico’s Rural Areas: Lessons from a G2P Payment Digitization and Financial Inclusion Project
Digital Financial Services |

Correspondent Banking in Mexico’s Rural Areas: Lessons from a G2P Payment Digitization and Financial Inclusion Project

This paper studies the effect of payment digitization on the government-to-person (G2P) payment platform in Mexico. The main objective...

By BFA GLOBAL
Tembisa Small Business Financial Diaries: Key findings and recommendations

Tembisa Small Business Financial Diaries: Key findings and recommendations

By BFA GLOBAL
Banking Low-Income Populations: Perspectives from South Africa

Banking Low-Income Populations: Perspectives from South Africa

By Daryl Collins
The Financial Diaries: Investigating the Financial Lives of the Poor in South Africa

The Financial Diaries: Investigating the Financial Lives of the Poor in South Africa

By Centre for Social Science Research