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 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

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.”...

A GROWING TREND IN FINANCIAL REGULATION: THEMATIC SANDBOXES

By Schan Duff In 2016, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) pioneered the concept of a market-driven regulatory sandbox...

PROTECTING BORROWERS FROM THE UNSCRUPULOUS LENDERS

Consultations on setting up new regulations to protect consumers from  unscrupulous lenders. Imagine paying interest rates of between 520...
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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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