Corrinne Ngurukie

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Surveying the landscape: mobiles and youth workforce development

Youth make up 17 percent of the world’s population and 40 percent of the world’s unemployed, according to the International Labor Organization. A …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

Happy International Youth Day!

Today marks 2013’s International Youth Day, a day set aside for governments and individuals around the world to bring attention to youth issues. …

Talking technology with my mum: DFID’s role in M-PESA

Ever since I arrived as Head of DFID Kenya a few weeks back, I have been trying to persuade my mum to Skype me. She is not keen. And in any case …

When can we start? The financial education needs of low-income garment factory employees in India - Women's World Banking

By Cathleen Tobin, Financial Education and Social Communications Manager<br>August 21, 2013<p>What are the financial lives of low-income garment employees …

Employment

A Timeline of National Financial Inclusion Strategies

If you regularly follow financial inclusion news, you probably come across articles on the financial inclusion progress of particular countries all …

Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

According to the latest GSMA statistics, nearly 50% of people own a mobile phone in the developing world and almost 70% have access to mobile phones. …

Engaging Students and Educators in Expanding Financial Inclusion

For many of us in the U.S., it’s largely happenstance that we cross paths with the topics of microfinance and financial inclusion in a meaningful …

Media (R)evolutions: How Many Kenyans Use Mobile Money?

New developments and curiosities from a changing global media landscape: People, Spaces, Deliberation brings trends and events to your attention that …

Microfinance vs. Financial Inclusion: What’s the Difference?

<i>The Financial Inclusion 2020 campaign at the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion is building a movement toward full financial inclusion by 2020.</i> …

M-Pesa Usage Data: OTC Makes Sense, Even for Kenya | SymInvest - Microfinance Investment Intelligence

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Are you financially literate or financially capable?

‘Imagine you have a lot of mangoes on your farm and your neighbor has lots of tomatoes. You make a bargain and he says he will give you three …

Moving Towards a More Financially Inclusive Ghana

<i>> Posted by Merene Botsio, Financial Inclusion 2020 Project Coordinator, CFI</i><p><i>The</i> <i>Financial Inclusion 2020</i> <i>project at the Center for Financial Inclusion</i> …

More Kenyans continue to gain access to formal financial services, says CBK

<b>By JAMES ANYANZWA</b><p>More Kenyans gained access to formal financial services over the last four-years, according to the latest statistics from Central …

Mobile phones have been a gift for development, says Jeffrey Sachs

Access to, and the use of, technology should not be a standalone goal in any future development agenda because it will be the tool by which the targets will be achieved, according to Jeffrey Sachs.<p>Speaking at a roundtable event at the Social Good Summit in New York on Sunday, the director of the …

Banks must be development-oriented

header() --><p>Business News of Monday, 23 September 2013<p><b>Source:</b> Graphic Business<p>The Minister of State in charge of Financial and Allied Institutions, …

Financial Services

A $204 Million Leap for Financial Inclusion

A new private equity fund to back financial services providers targeting low-income clients in Africa, and South and Southeast Asia raised $204 …

The Financial Express

Frontier Economy Kenya Progresses with Financial Inclusion

• Kenya’s strong growth follows sound economic policies, far-reaching reforms<br>• Major priority is employment for Kenya’s young, rapidly growing …

BANKING THE UNBANKED: THE MOBILE OPPORTUNITY

By Serge Van Dam, Mobiliti Segment Leader, International Group, Fiserv<p>In developing economies banking services have long been limited. Historically, …

The Road from Innovation to Scale: Experiments to Improve Product Design

<i>Editor’s note: We invited a number of top innovators and leaders to contribute their views on financial innovation – what’s driving it, where</i> …

Winners and Losers on the Road to Financial Inclusion

A great transformation is shifting the weight of global power, population and economic growth from what was once called the first world to what can …

Making Sense of Mobile Money in Urban Ghana: Personal, Business, Social, and Financial Inclusion Prospects

By Vivian Afi Dzokoto based upon her IMTFI-funded research project with Elizabeth Appiah<p>The goal of the current study was to explore personal, …

Mobile Banking for Financial Inclusion - Consultation Paper by TRAI

USSD for Financial Inclusion<p>TRAI has released a consultation paper on Mobile Banking for Financial Inclusion in its website. The Consultation Paper …