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Case Study: Digital Access—The Future of Financial Inclusion in Africa

16 May 2018Insights

A joint report from Mastercard Foundation and the IFC explores the impact of digital financial services Africa, highlighting the success of FINCA’s agency banking in the DR Congo and Zambia.

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Case Study: The Long Road to Branchless Banking

19 Sep 2017Insights

A case study by FINCA International, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, detailing the multi-year journey deploying agency banking across sub-Saharan Africa.

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Case Study: Investing in Women

10 Apr 2017Insights

This IFC report highlights how FINCA’s female banking agents in DR Congo produce 12 percent more digital financial transactions per month than male agents. 

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Case Study: Alternative Delivery Channels for Financial Inclusion

21 Mar 2017Insights

This report from the Mastercard Foundation explores outcomes from testing a range of alternative delivery channel models for financial services in sub-Saharan Africa.


Case Study: From Intentions to Outcomes—Indicators and Tools for Measuring Social Performance

4 Nov 2015Insights

This case study explores how FINCA measures the social performance of its work, and how it gauges outreach to poor and financially-excluded populations.

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Case Study: Expanding Access to Finance through Mobile Payments

9 Jun 2015Insights

In partnership with Mastercard Foundation, this case study shares how to partner with mobile network operators and implement mobile payment solutions.

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Case Study: Over-Indebtedness in Mexico

28 Apr 2014Insights

FINCA partnered with the Microfinance CEO Working Group (now the Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion) to examine the problem of over-indebtedness among microfinance borrowers.

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Case Study: Commercializing Village Banks in Latin America

18 Jan 2005Insights

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) partnered with FINCA to improve the quality and volume of financial services reaching the rural poor in Latin America.

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