What is CFI?

An independent global think tank

The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) is an independent think tank housed at Accion that works to better serve, protect and empower clients.

We learn, test and share insights; promote concrete solutions; and advocate for inclusive, responsible finance that helps – not harms – individuals. We collaborate with stakeholders globally to achieve our goal of enabling 3 billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector to improve their lives.

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CFI Managing Director Mayada El-Zoghbi speaks at the UN General Assembly's "Financial Inclusion for Development: Building on 10 Years of Progress" event in September 2019.

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