Tag: Nigeria

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
Press release: Catalyst Fund announces seventh cohort of inclusive fintech startups
Inclusive Fintech |

Press release: Catalyst Fund announces seventh cohort of inclusive fintech startups

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 23, 2020 – Catalyst Fund, the global inclusive fintech accelerator managed by BFA Global, supported by...

By Thea Sokolowski
REPORT: Assessing the impact of tech-enabled urban mobility
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

REPORT: Assessing the impact of tech-enabled urban mobility

An essential service in short supply Affordable and safe mobility is an essential service, enabling people to access goods...

By Jacob Winiecki
Assessing the impact of tech-enabled urban mobility
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Assessing the impact of tech-enabled urban mobility

Affordable and safe mobility is an essential service, enabling people to access goods and services, education and employment opportunities,...

By Jacob Winiecki
Cowrywise inspires young Nigerians to save and invest
Inclusive Fintech |

Cowrywise inspires young Nigerians to save and invest

More than ever, it is clear that digital banking and app-based financial services are the way forward. Pandemic and...

By Malika Anand
Five steps to help prevent the collapse of the Nigerian tech sector amidst Covid-19
Inclusive Fintech |

Five steps to help prevent the collapse of the Nigerian tech sector amidst Covid-19

According to the Nigerian Center for Disease Control, COVID-19 has led to 442 confirmed cases and 14 fatalities as...

By Nosa Omusi
Meet Cowrywise, the smart savings and investment app for Nigerian youth
Inclusive Fintech |

Meet Cowrywise, the smart savings and investment app for Nigerian youth

Cowrywise is helping Nigeria’s youth to better plan for their financial futures Catalyst Fund accelerates startups that excel on...

By Malika Anand
What will it take for Nigeria’s inclusive fintech sector to flourish?
Inclusive Fintech |

What will it take for Nigeria’s inclusive fintech sector to flourish?

Despite a notoriously challenging operating environment, there are signs of improvement for fintech startups in Nigeria. Financial inclusion rates...

By Thea Sokolowski