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

Partnering with Providers to Set DFS Standards for Client Protection

By Alex Taylor, Wayne Hennessy-Barrett This post, the first of two on pilot assessments for digital credit standards, features...

3 Data Protection Approaches That Go Beyond Consent

By David Medine and Gayatri Murthy As digital financial services (DFS) gain popularity in developing countries, it’s becoming more important than...

What’s Financial Health Got to Do with It?

By Matthew Soursourian Over the past few years, concepts related to financial health and well-being have become more prominent within financial...
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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

Industry Insights

Digital Finance and Data Security

Mobile phones and networks are transforming the world of finance, creating opportunities for widespread financial inclusion, especially among neglected...
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Upcoming Events

  1. 3RD GLOBAL MICROFINANCE SUMMIT

    January 24 - January 25
  2. 9th Specialty Finance Forum

    January 30 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Investing for Impact

    February 12 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm