Elisabeth Rhyne is retiring. On this occasion, she reflects on “Aha!” moments that revealed the future for Accion and CFI.
The incoming leader talks about her passion for financial inclusion, the role of digital, and more.
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As Elisabeth Rhyne prepares to step down as Managing Director of the Center for Financial Inclusion, she challenges the financial inclusion field to get its hands dirty in the real sector.
Jacqueline Foelster gives a behind-the-scenes look at a recent CFI report she co-authored, and explains why the human angle is so important.
Research shows how small business owners hone their financial capability as they build job skills.
Analyzing frequency of usage gives insight2impact an indication of how populations are (or aren’t) switching to digital channels for transacting.
The CFI Advisory Council member summarizes Anand Giridharadas’s key points and reflects on his non-profit leadership experience.
"Payments as a platform" will also aid in empowering millions in the region to maximize income generation opportunities, according to the GSMA.
Why we chose the 2019 theme "Financial Inclusion: For What?" and its four guiding answers
Don’t know much about APIs? CFI Research Fellow Dan Kleinbaum describes them—including their main delivery types—and their potential for helping institutions reach the underserved.
The Smart Campaign launches new standards and guidance for digital financial service providers.
Financial education alone isn't the answer to improving client outcomes, but we shouldn’t forsake education for behavior-only approaches.
Young people flocking to better pay in urban hubs is just another symptom of an over-indebtedness problem that requires modern solutions.
Founded in the aftermath of the 2009 financial crisis, Smart has embedded client protection into a variety of sector products and practices. Now, risks from digital financial service provision are giving rise to new standards of protection.
Newly arrived South Sudanese refugees at the Bidi Bidi camp have few resources, but mobile money and agent banking are among several potential vehicles for financial inclusion.
Together, we can ensure the products and services using the Facebook-backed platform create trust and value.
Alex Counts' combination “memoir, historical reference, and instruction manual” for social impact work offers actionable wisdom and a “front row seat” to financial inclusion’s formative years.
He was passionate about his work, committed to the goal of building a strong Africa, and he had a most positive outlook on life.