Leaders from the public, private and non-profit world said today that digital financial tools such as mobile-phone based money transfers hold great promise to improve the delivery of financial assistance during humanitarian crises.
Avec un volume d’activité élevé et des dépenses opérationnelles faibles, les agents sénégalais distributeurs de services financiers digitaux sont considérés comme étant rentables.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) have jointly released a joint publication entitled ‘Adopting a Territorial Approach to Food Security and Nutrition Policy’ dur
The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) organized the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) Annual Review Workshop in the Chitwan district, Nepal on 19-20 April 2016, with the district and the Village Development Committee (VDC) level stakeholders from the LoCAL pilot districts of Dhading and Rupandehi.
The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has today awarded three inaugural Reuben James Summerlin Scholarships.
The scholarship was established in honour of PFIP’s former Programme Manager, Reuben Summerlin, in keeping with his passion for capacity building and education.
Nabin Khadka, a 28 year-old resident of Shiva Satashi Municipality in Jhapa district, Eastern Nepal, comes from a large family of 8 members. Owning a very small land lot and in the absence of other income-generating opportunities in the village, the family had difficulty in making ends meet. Khadka lives in the fertile Terai plains and although it is one of the most important areas for the production of tea and rice in Nepal, farmers are often required to find additional ways to increase their incomes.
Pourquoi un jeune agriculteur vivant à M’backé aurait-il besoin de services financiers de proximités ?
MicroLead's partners are expanding credit and savings services throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. In Liberia, the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and the Trust Savings Credit Union (TSCU) Credit Union are increasing outreach to rural areas. Their services are in such high demand, that rural communities are banding together to help open new credit union branches.