Funding Opportunity for Financial Inclusion Research

Monday, July 8, 2013

"Our friends at the Global Financial Inclusion Initiative (GFII) at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) have announced that they will offer research funding to support projects analyzing the effectiveness of innovations in the field of financial inclusion. EOI submissions are solicited."

Tomorrow: Webinar on Business Case for Youth Savings

Monday, July 1, 2013

Register and participate in the upcoming "Exploring the Business Case for Youth Savings" webinar, hosted by CGAP on July 2nd, 2013.

"Policy Innovations in Youth Financial Services" Blog Series Post #3: Seeing the Opportunity and Business Case for Youth Finance

Nicholas Dear, Start-Up Loans Company
Scott O'Brien, UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday, June 24, 2013

"...access to small amounts of finance for young people and their young businesses is never going to be a priority for commercial lenders. It is difficult, it is time consuming and it is expensive. This is not a traditional market failure; it is an understandable market choice."

"Policy Innovations in Youth Financial Services" Blog Series Post #2: Perspectives on Youth Financial Services in Egypt

Dr. Ashraf Gamal El-Din, Egypt Post
Monday, June 17, 2013

"...developed country experiences may not be replicable in developing countries. I found that many African, Asian, and Latin American countries have experiences relevant to Egypt and represent lessons that can be learnt and implemented in Egypt..."

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