Blog posts tagged to "mobile banking"

  • In a blockchain, each block is “chained” to the previous one in a peer-to-peer data sharing network.

    Blockchain pilots making waves in developing Asia

    Published on Thursday, 29 June 2017

    Peer-to-peer data sharing is being tested in Georgia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar.

  • Local bank branch in Manila, Philippines.

    Digital finance successes, failures provide lessons for microfinance

    Published on Wednesday, 28 September 2016

    If issues of trust, affordability, and reliability are addressed, digital financial services can help extend financial services to all.

  • Maino Trudi make payments via her mobile phone from her vegetable garden.

    Microfinance in PNG – as easy as banking from a vegetable garden

    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.

  • An ADB-supported microfinance institution in Uzbekistan.

    3 ways to serve Asia and the Pacific’s 'unbanked'

    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”.

  • Photo credit: Lester V. Ledesma for ADB 2011

    What you can do to improve access to finance

    Published on Thursday, 11 April 2013

    Did you know that there are over 2.5 billion people without any bank accounts in the world, and most of them are in Asia? And less than one quarter of the world’s 2.4 billion poor have a bank account. Managing their money using formal financial services – savings accounts, loans, insurance, and remittances -- is a wonderful, terrible, impossible dream for many, many families.