European Microfinance Award 2018 Financial Inclusion through Technology: Digital Pathways in Financial Inclusion
By Sam Mendelson, April 2019.
Digital Pathways in Financial Inclusion draws on the technology initiatives of the winners and semi-finalists of the 2018 European Microfinance Award on ‘Financial Inclusion through Technology’, paving the way for how advances in technology can be adopted by financial services providers who serve the excluded.
The inaugural e-MFP Survey of Financial Inclusion Trends
e-MFP's inaugral Financial Inclusion Compass 2018 – is a new paper on emerging short, medium and long-term trends in the financial inclusion sector, based on a survey of e-MFP members and key industry stakeholders.
With the growing maturity of the microfinance industry, a question that has come into sharper focus is how social investors committed to advancing responsible finance practices should “exit responsibly” from the microfinance institutions (MFIs) – and, increasingly, the broader category of financial service providers (FSPs) and other companies working in financial inclusion – in which they have invested.
European Microfinance Award 2017 Microfinance for Housing: Building New Foundations in Housing Microfinance
By Sam Mendelson, April 2018.
Building New Foundations in Housing Microfinance, presents the outcomes of the European Microfinance Award 2017, on Microfinance for Housing. It draws on the fascinating and diverse housing programmes of the 2017 Award winner and semi-finalists and distills the varied initiatives into seven factors for success.