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    Blog post | 21 December 2018 | Olivia Elliot

Is Cash No Longer King? A surge in the use of online remittance services

Africa | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

Remittances are a pivotal, though often unseen, driver of economic growth across Africa, in particular having a positive pro-poor effect on health, education and human capital development. The continent’s remittance economy has grown quietly and organically, taking up...

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    Document | December 2018 | Cenfri

Where are the Flows? Exploring Barriers to Remittances in sub-Saharan Africa

Africa | Ethiopia | Ivory Coast | Nigeria | Uganda | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

As part of FSD Africa’s Risk, Remittance and Integrity (RRI) Programme, Cenfri is producing a seven-part study series which seeks to provide an overview of the remittances market, gaps and barriers in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), conclude on what is required to reduce...

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    20 April 2018

Expression of Interest: Development Capital Specialists

SSA | Capital Markets Development | Credit | Fintech | Investments | Payments | Private Equity | Remittances

FSDA is currently building a permanent team for its Development Capital activities. While the team starts to take shape, there is an ongoing need to build pipeline, evaluate opportunities, structure investments and support deal negotiation. Consultants wishing to be...

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    Document | March 2018 | Elizabeth Kiamba

Remittances as a Source of Income for Women

DRC | Kenya | Malawi | Mozambique | Tanzania | Uganda | Gender | Remittances

Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2018! Through our #PressforProgress campaign, we are proud to share information about our partnerships that are supporting women’s economic empowerment in a variety of ways. Cenfri supports financial inclusion and...

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    Document | December 2018 | Developing Markets Associates (DMA) Global

Moving Money and Mindsets: Increasing digital remittances across Africa

Africa | Digital finance services | Financial Systems | Remittances

In 2015, the UK government committed to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 10.7c), which states that the global average cost of remittances should be no more than 3% of the send amount by 2030, with no single corridor being more than 5%. With its goal to...

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