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

The Unbanked
1700000000
Global Partners
30
Forum Experts
1450
Global Outreach
22800

PARTNER HIGHLIGHTS

THE PROMISE OF PSYCHOMETRIC-BASED CREDIT SCORING IN FINANCIAL INCLUSION

By Saul Fine is Founder, Chief Scientist & CEO of Innovative Assessments More and more lenders around the world are using alternative...

HOW DOES DIGITAL FINANCE IMPACT LOW-INCOME CLIENTS? INSIGHTS FROM A NEW ‘EVIDENCE GAP MAP’

Image courtesy of Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion. For the most part, the digital finance community is confident that...

WHY RESPONSIBLE FINANCE INSTITUTIONS SHOULD EMBRACE “UBERIZATION”

By Andrée Simon, President & CEO of FINCA Impact Finance The sharing economy is forcing banks to compete with dynamic...
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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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BANKING FOR IMPACT

This white paper reviews the key developments that have taken place in inclusive finance markets over the period 2006-2017,...
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Upcoming Events

  1. 6th Sankalp Africa Summit 2019

    February 21 @ 8:00 am - February 22 @ 5:00 pm
  2. GSMA Innovation City

    February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Responsible Finance for Digital Inclusion: Investing for Impact

    April 3 - April 4