Financial Inclusion of low income earners- A Fintech success story
Bernie Akporiaye launched MaTontine in 2015. His objective was to provide a digital financial services platform so as to unlock access to financial services for the financially excluded in Africa. MaTontine goes back to a system used all over Africa called Tontines in Francophone Africa and sometimes called saving circles in other parts of Africa. Read more about this success story.
Credit Unions as World-Class Microfinance Providers Part 1
In this video series-1, MicroSave discusses the Credit unions that play a pivotal role in providing access to financial services to the base of the pyramid. The credit union movement is based on savings mobilisation as the foundation of microfinance. Here, MicroSave looks at the lessons from one of the most successful credit union systems […]
BancoSol: Latin America’s First Commercial Microfinance Bank Part 1
In this video Jaime Zegarra, regional manager of BancoSol at El Alto in Bolivia talks about the ways in which the bank forms part of the community and connects with its clients. BancoSol is a true microfinance pioneer. As Latin America’s first commercial microfinance bank it has been much copied but never surpassed. Jaime says […]
ProCredit An International Network Bank in Bolivia: The ProCredit Experience Part 1
In this video series-1 Roberto Zegada, Regional Manager El Alto, Banco Los Andes ProCredit (Bolivia) talks about the growth of operations and the competitive situation in one of the world’s best-served microfinance markets. The ProCredit Group is one of the global microfinance leaders. With operations on three continents, the group is the largest international network […]