Leveraging the Inclusive Innovation Framework to drive migrant remittances and financial services in Bangladesh 

Building on the Migrant Money experience over the last few years, UNCDF and Haskè Conseil have developed a migrant-centric and gender-responsive Framework to guide the inclusive innovation strategies of Remittance Service Providers (RSPs). The framework provides a template for assessing the remittance ecosystem and value-chain in a particular country; a ‘how to’ guide to inclusive […]

Remittances and Financial Inclusion: Leveraging the Inclusive Innovation Framework to drive the flow of formal remittances to Ethiopia

Building on the Migrant Money experience over the last few years, UNCDF and Haske Conseil have developed a migrant-centric and gender-responsive framework to guide the inclusive innovation strategies of Remittance Service Providers (RSPs). The framework provides a template for assessing the remittance ecosystem and value-chain in a particular country; a ‘how to’ guide to inclusive […]

Exploiter le cadre de l’innovation inclusive pour accroître la portée des envois de fonds numériques au Sénégal

S’appuyant sur l’expérience du programme “Migrant Money” au cours des dernières années, l’UNCDF et Haskè Conseil ont développé un cadre centré sur les migrants et sensible au genre pour guider les stratégies d’innovation inclusive des fournisseurs de services de transfert de fonds. Ce cadre fournit un modèle d’évaluation de l’écosystème et de la chaîne de […]

Leveraging the Inclusive Innovation framework to achieve increased outreach of digital remittances in Senegal

Building on the Migrant Money experience over the last few years, UNCDF and Haske Conseil have developed a migrant-centric and gender-responsive framework to guide the inclusive innovation strategies of Remittance Service Providers (RSPs). The framework provides a template for assessing the remittance ecosystem and value-chain in a particular country; a ‘how to’ guide to inclusive […]

RSP Article Series: Research Insights for Migrant-centric and Gender-smart Remittance Innovations

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has partnered with remittance service providers (RSPs), helping them run innovation pilots to support better access to and usage of digital remittances for migrants’ wider financial inclusion and resilience.    As part of the partnership, we conducted market scans and undertook data analysis of more than 70 million remittance […]

Leveraging the Inclusive Innovation Framework to increase formal remittances to Nepal

Building on the Migrant Money experience over the last few years, UNCDF and Haskè Conseil have developed a migrant-centric and gender-responsive framework to guide the inclusive innovation strategies of Remittance Service Providers (RSPs). The framework provides a template for assessing the remittance ecosystem and value-chain in a particular country; a ‘how to’ guide to inclusive […]

Access to and usage of digital remittances: A case study of SentBe

Authors: Alejandro Gonzalez-Caro, Marup Hossain and Julie Kamau. Key highlights Outbound remittances from the Republic of Korea grew rapidly in the last decade. To support the digital financial inclusion of migrants and their families, UNCDF has partnered with SentBe, one of the first Samsung Pay partners and the country’s fastest-growing digital remittance companies. The SentBe […]

Envois de fonds : passage des espèces au numérique, enseignements d’une étude sur Wizall Money au Sénégal – Première partie

Auteurs : Sarah Lober, Mamadou Diallo et Mahamadou Illboudo Points saillants  Le Sénégal est l’un des principaux pays africains bénéficiaires des envois de fonds, et son marché des services dans ce domaine est arrivé à maturité pour l’innovation numérique. Wizall Money est l’un des rares prestataires au Sénégal à proposer des retraits de Mobile Money […]

Financial Inclusion of Blue-collar Men and Women Migrants in the UAE: Opportunities and Challenges—The Case of RAKBANK and Edenred

Authors: Mercy Wachira, Julie Kamau and Alejandro Gonzalez-Caro Key highlights Eighty-eight percent of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) population constitutes migrants, accounting for billions of dollars in outward remittances. Close to 60 percent of these migrants constitute low-income, or blue-collar, workers, earning less than the minimum requirement to open a UAE bank account. COVID-19 restrictions […]

Insurance and Pensions: Charting the Path for Migrant Financial Resilience

Authors: Premasis Mukherjee, William Price Introduction Approximately four percent of the global population, nearly half of whom are women, live and work outside their countries of origin. Remittances from these migrants represent a vital source of savings and supplementary income for millions of households in low- and middle-income countries. They are also pivotal for the […]