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The factory floor as classroom: peer-to-peer financial education among India’s garment employees

June 29, 2015

There are millions of low-income people without access to formal financial services who have the opportunity of doing so through their work at factories. How can workplace-based training can accelerate financial inclusion for this population?

6 ways financial institutions can help clients cope with crisis

June 22, 2015

June 22, 2015 By Celina Kawas, Manager, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation What do a typhoon and a refugee crisis have in common? On paper, not much. But both emergencies can displace a massive number of people, particularly low-income people, and create emergency needs that financial institutions serving this market must help meet. How can those institutions best prepare and serve…

From college drop-out to a painter-entrepreneur: Kalpana’s story

June 15, 2015

Deprived of an education, Kalpana parlayed her disappointment into a lucrative business as a pattachitra painter, with help from Ujjivan.

How low-income Nigerian women with no credit history are getting bank loans

June 8, 2015

Women’s World Banking worked with Diamond Bank to design a loan that uses clients savings behavior to help them get access to credit quickly and easily.

Investing in People, Leading Innovation: Highlights from the Executive Forum

June 1, 2015

What did the 14 leaders from women-focused financial institutions from around the world learn at the kick-off forum of the Leadership and Diversity for Innovation program?

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