Tag: livelihoods

¿Las Neo-Cooperativas como los próximos disruptores del sector financiero? Un experimento conceptual
Financial Health |

¿Las Neo-Cooperativas como los próximos disruptores del sector financiero? Un experimento conceptual

In English Durante la pandemia de COVID-19, las cooperativas financieras mexicanas han continuado prestando sus servicios a casi 8...

By Gabriela Zapata Alvarez
A creative approach to startup financing: Graviti combines grant, debt and equity investment, linked to impact outcomes
Inclusive Fintech |

A creative approach to startup financing: Graviti combines grant, debt and equity investment, linked to impact outcomes

It took Catalyst Fund portfolio company Graviti only two months to raise a debt round that will finance 600+...

By Eduardo Ortiz Reynaga
NeoCo-ops as the next disruptors in the financial sector? A thought experiment
Financial Health |

NeoCo-ops as the next disruptors in the financial sector? A thought experiment

En Espanõl Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexican financial cooperatives have continued to serve their nearly 8 million members primarily...

By Gabriela Zapata Alvarez
Post-COVID prognosis for gig workers in China: slow and steady improvement
Financial Health |

Post-COVID prognosis for gig workers in China: slow and steady improvement

While most economies in the world are still stumbling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is reported...

By Coco Dong
Press Release: Announcing the $4.3M Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator in Ghana to improve the financial resilience of informal MSEs
Inclusive Fintech |

Press Release: Announcing the $4.3M Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator in Ghana to improve the financial resilience of informal MSEs

ACCRA, Ghana, 19th October, 2020 – Catalyst Fund, managed by BFA Global, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and...

By BFA GLOBAL
Women and youth may be weathering COVID better than others, but the most vulnerable are getting left behind
Financial Health |

Women and youth may be weathering COVID better than others, but the most vulnerable are getting left behind

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to ransack economies across developed and emerging markets, expectations are that low-income people –...

By Malika Anand
The market gap for climate change solutions in Africa
Climate Action |

The market gap for climate change solutions in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the vulnerabilities of our health, financial, and economic systems. Scientists are warning that, at...

By Bethany Kanten
The glass ceiling, even at home: How a report on poverty in Nigeria reveals an enduring gender gap in household headship
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

The glass ceiling, even at home: How a report on poverty in Nigeria reveals an enduring gender gap in household headship

Summary We are told by the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics that female heads of household in Nigeria...

By Benjamin Mazzotta
Imagining Post-COVID recovery
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Imagining Post-COVID recovery

Originally posted on the FSD Kenya Website, July 10, 2020  How Financial Diaries families imagine reconstructing their income streams...

By Julie Zollmann
Pruebas de estrés durante la crisis: Ayudando a las cooperativas de ahorro y crédito en México durante la crisis del COVID-19
Financial Health |

Pruebas de estrés durante la crisis: Ayudando a las cooperativas de ahorro y crédito en México durante la crisis del COVID-19

Todas las opiniones aquí expresadas son exclusivas de BFA Global. Los patrocinadores del proyecto no son responsables de la...

By Gabriela Zapata Alvarez