Friday, April 19, 2019

Tag: Financial Inclusion

Changing the World Through Blockchain: The Sharing Economy Realm – Part...

In the first entry of this 2-part article, we focused on how blockchain technology is empowering platforms that are trying to make the energy...

Moeda’s Cooperative-Driven Cryptocurrency Platform

Taking Cryptocurrencies Back to the People One of the main goals the team behind Bitcoin aspired for was to create a true decentralized and democratic...

The Crypto Solution to Financial Inclusion

In today’s society, you would think that everybody has a bank account. After all, it’s basically a necessity. However, there is an estimated 2...

Changing The World With Biometrics

Last year, a milestone in the history of computing and financial inclusion was achieved. It was a particular one as it didn't come from...

Blockchain For Africa! Interview with KORA CEO Dickson Nsofor That Raised...

Interview with Dickson Nsofor, the founder of Kora

Financial Inclusion: Specific Services for Particular Customers

Financial services are a main tool for basic personal economic transactions. Even if we never think about it, they are present in our life-style...

Blockchain and Social Impact Through Everex and Humaniq

Blockchain technology was since its very beginning back in the late 70s an alternative way of digital communication focused on privacy and data protection....

Financial Inclusion: An Overview

Muhammad Yunus, a young economics professor during a famine in Bangladesh in the late 1970s, came across rural women skilled in local handicrafts who...

Why Building Trust Is Key To Universal Access To Banking

Progress towards an ambitious global target to open the opportunity of the 21st Century economy by widening access to electronic transactions to everybody has...

Universal Basic Income Stands Alongside the Ones in Need

Earlier this year, Finland decided to promote a new tactic to tackle the growing unemployment rate his country was beginning to suffer. The Finnish...

The Digital Way Brings Financial Services to Billions of People

The access to financial services is a major priority in new development programs built by the governments all around the world. For the poor,...

Financial Inclusion App Launches In Ghana To Give Low-income Young a...

A financial inclusion app is to be launched in Ghana in coordination with the international organisations with the aim of giving young slum-dwellers a...

Financial Inclusion Success Stories: Peru and Vietnam

Financial services are mostly available in rich countries, which hold highly developed infrastructure on this matter: massive worldwide companies, high-tech at the service of...

How Blockchain Can Impact Positively Emergent Economies

Managing money in the developed world is simpler than in the developing world. Here, we can easily find ways to save money and spend...

Five Ways Blockchain Can Transform the World Around Us

Blockchain could bring about big change in the world around us. That could happen as soon as this very year, at least, so...

How Illiteracy Affects the Financial Inclusion of The Unbanked

Financial inclusion has become, over the past years, a very important subject, being debated on global policymakers’ agendas, as governments all over the world...

Blockchain Applications to Expand Financial Inclusion to Refugees

With the current figures of refugees and displaced persons tagged at 60 million, a figure that is continuously rising, there have been calls made...

Can Blockchain Help Tackle the Informal Economy And The Financial Excluded?

Informal economy, is the diversified set of economic activities, enterprises, jobs, and workers that are not regulated or protected by the state. This sector...

The Main Players in the Area of Financial Inclusion

As the issue of financial inclusion takes center stage in the fight against global poverty, more countries, organizations and NGOs try to find solutions...

Solving the Dilemma of Financial Exclusion with Blockchain and Technology

To End poverty in all its forms everywhere is the first goal of the 17 Goals to Transform Our World of the United Nations....

Overcoming Challenges to Financial Inclusion

According to report on Payment Aspects of Financial Inclusion by the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the World Bank Group

 5 Challenges to Financial Inclusion

It is generally accepted among financial experts that by giving people access to banking facilities and services, this can uplift the economic welfare of...

How Innovative Startups like Humaniq Can Help the Financial Inclusion Of...

Dreams, are universal, but not opportunities. Take the case of Florence, from Kenya. She is a mother of 8 children, who needs to buy seeds...

Universal Financial Inclusion? Interview with Kosta Peric – Gates Foundation Part...

In the follow up of the part one of the interview with Kosta Peric we publish now its second part, where Kosta Peric speaks about his...