Practical Insights on Financial inclusion

Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Apply Now: $120,000 for African Financial Technology Startup Companies

Published on: Aug 01 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Across the African continent, new financial technology (fintech) companies are driving a inclusion revolution. More people in more countries are moving from cash-based...
Apply Now: $100,000 for African Blockchain Finance Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for African Blockchain Finance Solutions

Published on: Jul 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the Maasai Mara, landowners, wildlife, and tourism depend on one another for survival. The Maasai people lease their land to conservancies to earn an income,...
The Cryptocurrency Opportunity for African Digital Financial Services

The Cryptocurrency Opportunity for African Digital Financial Services

Published on: Apr 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Although the African continent receives only 2 percent of the global value of all cryptocurrencies, their rapid growth will transform financing in an increasingly...
Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Published on: Apr 11 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
New blockchain technologies are enabling new products and services that can solve critical challenges of our society. Even better, chain-agnostic Web3 innovations...
Apply Now: $2 Million USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and DFS

Apply Now: $2 Million USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and DFS

Published on: Apr 04 2022 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
The American people seek to improve the lives of millions of low-income and vulnerable people throughout the world by supporting the development of open, interoperable,...
5 Ways to Implement 9 UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments

5 Ways to Implement 9 UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments

Published on: Feb 23 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Ways to Implement 9 UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments
The transformative power of digital payments will be invaluable in rebuilding economies from the wreckage of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for women and girls...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Women’s Digital and Economic Empowerment

Apply Now: $1 Million for Women’s Digital and Economic Empowerment

Published on: Feb 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The economic empowerment of women is a crucial development issue, with digital skills and tools are essential to helping business women cope with the economic...
5 Reasons Digital Financial Services Need Accessible Grievance Redress Mechanisms

5 Reasons Digital Financial Services Need Accessible Grievance Redress Mechanisms

Published on: Nov 11 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
India has been innovating in digital financial services with a view to reaching its most marginalised people easily. For instance, social welfare amounts get transferred...
Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Published on: Sep 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
Africa is considered the fastest-growing market in the world. Entrepreneurship is a key driver for African development, creating sustainable economic growth that...
Apply Now: $37,000 for Your African Financial Technology Innovation

Apply Now: $37,000 for Your African Financial Technology Innovation

Published on: Aug 30 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Digital financial services are contributing to financial inclusion for Africans – almost 40% of the world’s population. The rapid spread of mobile money...