Driving Financial Inclusion for Migrant Women through Digital Remittances

The financial inclusion of the 140 million migrant women is essential to the global development discourse. Remittances from these migrant women are not only a crucial source of income for millions of households in low- and middle-income countries but are also essential to the financial inclusion and resilience of the families receiving them. Despite the strong presence of women on […]

Webinar on Open Regulated Global Payments Inter-network

As the number of international migrants continues to grow—constituting around 4 percent of the world’s population, sending more than US$700 billion in remittances, most of which is destined for developing countries—the importance of remittances cannot be ignored. Despite this, many migrants cannot benefit from formal remittance systems as the current payment networks are expensive, slow, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Invitation to a “Webinar on Innovation Pilots Focused on Migrant Financial Resilience,” 19 and 21 July

UNCDF is pleased to invite you to a closed-group webinar on Innovation Pilots Focused on Migrant Financial Resilience to share an overview of its work and plans for the financial resilience of women and men on the move. We will be sharing an overview of a forthcoming RFA that will enable value-chain players to access our financial and technical support to aid the development of innovative and scalable migrant-centric financial resilience solutions.

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Business Case of Migrants’ Financial Inclusion

The Savings & Credit Forum is a learning and exchange event that was initiated in 1996 and organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. Invited are development professionals, financial institutions, private sector companies, consultants and academia. Each Forum is dedicated to a different topic. This […]

UNCDF Webinar Series: Better Remittances Data for Better Decisions – 7, 8 and 9 June 2022

To understand remittance markets better, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has consulted with more than fifty central banks and ten technology providers to improve the collection and measurement of cross-border remittances for informing policymaking, product development, and investment. One way to strengthen the policies and processes that facilitate the collection of frequent, accurate remittance data […]