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The FinTech ecosystem in Ghana provided the basis for understanding how various actors work together to shape financial inclusion.
A woman running her stall on Vilakazi Street, Orlando West. Soweto, Johannesburg.
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South Africa has a huge gender gap in terms of policies and interventions that would help women entrepreneurs.
The USPS could do more than deliver mail.
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Millions of Americans are financially excluded from the banking system, which makes them even more vulnerable during the current crisis.
A Grameen Bank meeting in Bangladesh.
Grameen Bank has potential to increase financial inclusion in Australia but regulation is holding it back.
Banking in a highly financialised society like Britain could be seen as akin to a fundamental human right.
Universities can be alienating spaces, particularly for students from poorer backgrounds.
Students from poorer backgrounds feel anxious, ashamed and stressed in the middle-class environment of a university.
There will always be lenders happy to fund customers at high interest rates. But alternatives are needed for the financially excluded.
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The number of Australians getting caught in a repetitive cycle of payday loans is growing, but in many cases they have little choice.
Payday lenders can seem a necessity for many Australians.
Almost 3 million adult Australians are entirely or severely excluded from mainstream financial services including bank loans and even bank accounts, and are often instead uninsured and reliant on loansharks…