Tag: Financial Inclusion

Revisiting superplatforms and their implications – FIBR briefing note

In the second FIBR White Paper, published in 2017,  Olga Morawcynzski and David Porteous made the bold claim that...

Financial Inclusion Framework Strengthening

BFA Global conducted an assessment on how the implementation of a digital national ID system in the Philippines can...

Can fintech bridge the digital divide in India?

Authored in collaboration with Malika Anand Forecasters predict that Indians will conduct more than US$1 trillion in digital transactions...

Robbing Peter to lend to Paul

The Digital Lending Playbook for FinTechs in Kenya?     Our friends at MicroSave Consulting recently published a detailed,...

The Best of Both Worlds: Decoupling Financing from Distribution through FSP-Led PAYGo

    In just eight years over three million PAYGo solar systems have been sold, and over $1B has...

What are Fintech CEOs saying about the future of inclusive fintech?

  An insight, an opportunity, and a challenge     Last week, an incredible community of entrepreneurs who are...

Prosper: A Product Innovation to Link PAYGo Customers to MFIs

  BrightLife, FINCA Uganda, and FIBR are innovating to develop solutions that bridge the gap between microfinance and pay-as-you-go...

Getting the Timing Right: The Life Cycle of a Small Shop in Africa

MSMEs Have Different Financing Needs in Four Discrete Stages     Small shops or “dukas” account for 80 percent...

Fiji Regulatory Impact Assessment

A regulatory impact assessment (RIA) can assist in determining the change effected by regulation/policy (henceforth combined and referred to...

Alternative Delivery Channels for Financial Inclusion: Opportunities And Challenges In African Banks And Microfinance Institutions 2016

Financial inclusion rates in Africa are among the lowest in the world. Providing secure, affordable, and easy-to-use financial products...