Financial Inclusion in the wake of COVID-19

Lack of access to financial tools—like credit and savings accounts—inhibit socio-economic mobility for individuals living in poverty across the globe. For approximately the past 40 years, there [...]

Financial Exclusion vs. Financial Inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

  In every country, there are people who are denied the right to pursue a life of their choosing because they are excluded from the formal financial sector. The inequality created by this [...]

Challenges Facing Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

Financial inclusion is a term used to describe a population’s reasonable access to affordable financial services. Financial services in this context include a range of services that are required [...]

Mobile Money vs. Bank-Owned Mobile Financial Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

The way global currency is exchanged certainly has evolved in recent decades. We now have the power to make payments via a variety of cutting edge digital avenues. Some parts of the globe have [...]

What is the State of Retail Banking in Africa’s Biggest Economies?

Equity Bank, GT Bank and Capitec are among the most preferred banks in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa according to a recent GeoPoll Straw Poll. In an August 2017 survey conducted among 2,825 [...]

Harnessing Mobile Technology to Support Liberia’s Domestic Revenue Mobilization

In March 2017, GeoPoll conducted a text messaging campaign to 37,000 should-be Liberian taxpayers in advance of the upcoming tax deadline. The campaign provided information with the payment [...]

Increasing Access to Loans in Nigeria: A USAID/GeoPoll Case Study

Entrepreneurs across the globe are constantly coming up with new ideas, businesses, and inventions that can help both them and their communities. In emerging markets new businesses are [...]

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