Browse by Theme: Financial Inclusion

Banking on Change is a partnership between Barclays, CARE International and Plan UK that is breaking the barriers to financial inclusion and improving the quality of life in some of the world’s poorest communities, by giving people the skills to save and manage their money effectively. Since 2009, the partnership has made a difference to the lives of 750,000 people around the world living on less than US$2 a day by setting up community savings groups who save and lend together, with a key focus on reaching young people.

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CARE is about to publish a report on How banks in emerging economies can grow profitably by being more inclusive.  We’ve worked closely with Accenture, the global consulting firm, to analyse how banks are addressing the financial inclusion marketplace and we’ve developed some insights on how they can reach people in developing countries on very low incomes, profitably and responsibly.

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We are pleased to announce CARE International will be taking part in FI2020 Week, a week of global conversation exploring the most important steps to achieving full financial inclusion. The week will be held from 2-6 November 2015 and will bring together key stakeholders from around the globe.

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The joint Accenture and CARE International report, Within Reach – How banks in emerging economies can grow profitably by being more inclusive, will be launched on 5 November in London. The report proposes six key insights into how banks can effectively and responsibly capitalise on the opportunity at the bottom of the pyramid, based on a diagnostic analysis of 30 mainstream banks across 12 developing countries.

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After the historic milestone that was the adoption of the goals on Day 1, Saturday was very much a day of celebration but there was also important work being done.

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So we did it. On Friday the world gathered in New York, flags were raised for 193 countries including Palestine and the Vatican for the first time, and to universal acclamation the new Sustainable Development Goals were gavelled into existence. What had taken three years of hard negotiation, impassioned argument and long technical nit-picking were suddenly a reality.

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Financial inclusion is a key enabler for the Sustainable Development Goals – but its key role will only be fulfilled if civil society, government and the private sector can work together really effectively.

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