WHAT WE DO

A global platform dedicated to harnessing evidence, solutions and practices to advance financial inclusion and digital finance innovation.

A cornerstone to the World Bank Group’s Universal Financial Access Goals; contributes to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals; and remains a high level priority of  the  G20 Presidency of the Global  Partnership  for  Financial  Inclusion (GPFI).

A strategic network of public and private sector leaders, investors and innovators in the fields of financial inclusion and digital finance.

Investor Guideline Signatories
120
Unbanked People
1700000000
Strategic Partners
30
Technical Experts
2000
Forum Outreach
24000

PARTNER HIGHLIGHTS

WHAT’S THE POINT OF INVESTING IN FINANCIAL INCLUSION? A NEW REVIEW AIMS TO HELP INVESTORS MAXIMIZE THEIR IMPACT

By Timothy Ogden and Machal Karim  If you haven’t wondered “Is social investment in financial systems and services justified?”...

THESE 5 INDUSTRIES CAN DRIVE DIGITAL FINANCIAL INCLUSION

By Dan Salazar, Director, Mastercard and Carlos Monteverde, Product Manager, Mastercard Digitizing payroll, mass transit and supply chains encourages...

MARKETPLACE LENDING ASSOCIATION BACKS GUIDELINES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT IN DIGITAL FINANCE

The Marketplace Lending Association (MLA) joined as the latest Signatory to the “Guidelines for Investing in Responsible Digital Financial Services.”...
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WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

“The Investor Guidelines are very important for investors who are looking at the digital finance space…to mitigate and manage the risks and investment opportunities.”

Imtiaz Khan Cassia Capital Partners

“We created a financial literacy program…Success will be the continued digital nativeness of the customer.”

Michael Nyaga Equity Bank

“Central to financial inclusion is to promote an enabling environment that protects consumers on the one hand, and fosters innovation and competitive markets on the other.”

David Ashiagbor Making Finance Work for Africa Partnership at the AfDB

“We are still in the Wild West with regards to data privacy, data protection, which data shall be used in a commercial way…this needs a lot of attention.”

Wolfgang Bücker GIZ

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Upcoming Events

  1. THE AFRICA GLOBAL PAYMENT SUMMIT

    August 27 @ 8:00 am - August 28 @ 5:00 pm
  2. GLOBAL SME FINANCE FORUM 2019

    October 8 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
  3. 53rd FELABAN ANNUAL ASSEMBLY

    November 2 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm