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SCBF Joins the Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) Investor Circle
The IF50 Investors Circle is a global network of investors that provides members with visibility into promising early-stage inclusive fintechs. The aim is to make
SCBF Participation in the FinDev Gateway Webinar on the Impact of Covid 19
On June 2, 2020, Boubacar Diallo, our Financial Inclusion / Education Specialist West Africa, participated in the FinDev Gateway webinar on the impact of Covid-19
Building Capacity to Strengthen Access to Housing Microfinance in Ecuador
Ecuador has the 4th largest housing deficit in Latin America. More than 1.7M houses are considered inadequate (unsafe conditions, inadequate construction materials, lack of basic
MIX and SCBF Partner to Support the Inclusive Fintech Industry’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
The fintech sector holds great promise and potential to move the needle on financial resilience and financial health for underserved populations. However, due to the
Maize and Cotton Index Insurance for Smallholder Farmers in Mali
Most Malians are unbanked. Four out of five rural Malians do not have access to financial capital to develop economic activities. The lack of data
CareGiver Insurance Roll-out at Lead Foundation
The health insurance system in Egypt is complex and does not include the informal / unorganized sector. This indicates gaps in the penetration and effectiveness