Blog posts tagged to "financial services"
Published on Wednesday, 12 October 2016
For over a third of the respondents, expanding financial literacy is crucial in Asia, where many poor people don’t use basic financial services because they don’t understand them properly.
Published on Monday, 26 September 2016
With the right technology, $60 billion in welfare payments can be seamlessly and directly credited into the bank accounts of all beneficiaries in India.
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2016
An ADB-supported project has made a significant positive impact toward achieving financial inclusion for people living in remote areas of Papua New Guinea.
Published on Thursday, 14 April 2016
It’s not just about broadening access to finance, but also inducing beneficial use of credit.
Published on Monday, 28 March 2016
The developing world has a long way to go to reach the stage of financial sector development of advanced economies.
Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015
The PRC has achieved remarkable economic growth, but serious imbalances between regions and areas remain. The government is aiming to bridge these gaps by developing inclusive finance tools.
Published on Monday, 09 March 2015
To ensure ongoing economic growth in Asia and for the poorest to have a chance to benefit from the region’s growing prosperity, we must prioritize bringing financial services readily and cheaply to the “unbanked”.
Published on Thursday, 05 February 2015
Every year, millions of people cross borders to work abroad. People migrate for various reasons, but for the majority of migrant workers, they are compelled by poverty and lack of job opportunities in their home countries.
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014
Mobile financial services have proven to be an ideal means to connect rural and remote populations to the financial sector. In several countries now—for example, Kenya, Uganda, Pakistan, or the Philippines—financial services are successfully delivered to the rural population using mobile phones and agents.