There is a broad consensus that greater financial inclusion provides a path to economic empowerment and inclusive growth.
But what works in one geography doesn’t necessarily work somewhere else. That’s why it’s critical to have a dialogue among governments and NGOs, academics and practitioners, financial institutions and technology providers.
Over the past week alone, the topic of financial inclusion was prominent in hundreds of social conversations around the world. Among other events, the Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum in London provided a great platform to reflect on progress made and further action needed.
Click here for a Storify version of this past week’s financial inclusion conversation – and find some highlights below:
Both the public and the private sector need to work together – finding models to do well and do good.
Financial inclusion won’t happen overnight – it’s a momentous challenge that requires new thinking.
Technology is seen as a key enabler to drive further financial inclusion.
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