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Four Years On: Tracking Our Progress in Financial Inclusion Mapping

In 2012, our team at MIX embarked on a new challenge to fill a pressing need: Reduce the information gap for financial inclusion.

Fitting Financial Inclusion into "Le Bénin révélé"

The new government in Benin has ambitious plans for the economy. Addressing financial inclusion should be a key component.

Nearing Full Financial Inclusion, Rwanda Should Look to the Future

In early December, MTN Rwanda announced it surpassed 1 million active mobile money users, a testament to the important contribution digital financial services (DFS) are making to inclusive finance.

Nearing Full Financial Inclusion, Rwanda Should Look to the Future

In early December, MTN Rwanda announced it surpassed 1 million active mobile money users, a testament to the important contribution digital financial services (DFS) are making to inclusive finance.

Picturing Progress: The CFI Inclusion Visualizer

Helping stakeholders move the needle on financial inclusion around the world.

Picturing Progress: The CFI Inclusion Visualizer

Helping stakeholders move the needle on financial inclusion around the world.

Mozambique: Uneven Access a Challenge to Financial Inclusion Targets

With only 24% of adults in urban areas with access to financial services, Mozambique lags behind its peers in financial inclusion. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the numbers are even lower with rural and female population. In July 2016, Mozambique introduced a new financial inclusion strategy designed to increase access to financial services from 24 percent to 60 percent of the population by 2022.

Reaching Rural Areas is the Key to Unlocking Full Financial Inclusion in Malawi

As Global Findex reports, only 18% of adults in Malawi have access to a bank account and just 6% have access to formal lending. According to data from the United Nations, 84 percent of the population in Malawi lives in rural areas, which, along with its ethnic and linguistic diversity, presents unique challenges for increasing financial inclusion.  

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