Financial Inclusion Back

Remittances

MFW4A supports the development of new tools and technologies to support productive diaspora investments in Africa as a contribution to long-term economic growth.

NEWS & EVENTS

News
May 10, 2019
Ecobank's Rapidtransfer App has been named best remittance product and service of the year by the Asian Banker excellence in retail
News
Apr 13, 2019
East African countries received $17.38 billion from their citizens living abroad between 2013 and 2018, as foreign remittances outpaced foreign direct…
News
Mar 11, 2019
EcoCash, Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe's mobile money Fintech business, has partnered with Cassava Fintech South Africa to provide an enhanced cross-border money…
News
Dec 14, 2018
Ecobank, the Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank…
Jan
29
Event
Jan 29, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019
Libreville, Gabon
The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank  (AfDB) organized in the second half of 2018 two regional Financial…
Oct
29
Event
Oct 29, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Abidjan, Côte d'ivoire
The workshop provided an opportunity to present the findings and recommendations of two studies conducted this year and commissioned by the Migration and…
Jun
18
Event
Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 20, 2019
Accra, Ghana
This conference aims to provide a platform for professionals from financial institutions, market infrastructures, international corporations and technology…
Jun
25
Event
Jun 25, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya
This three-day international forum aims to confront the most pressing financial inclusion question of the day: How we promote inclusion and trust in digital…
Aug
01
Event
Aug 01, 2019 - Aug 02, 2019
Chicago, USA
The Trade with Africa Business Summit aims to create trade linkages by bringing together business leaders and their supporting service providers from Africa…
Sep
02
Event
Sep 02, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
Mombasa, Kenya
The School of African Microfinance (SAM) annual two-week training is designed to expand the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual…

Blog

Despite efforts by international organizations, governments and NGOs, malnutrition is still a major concern in most Sub-Saharan African…

Publications

Apr 11, 2019 | D. Ratha, S. De, E. Ju Kim et al. | The World Bank, Knomad
Feb 04, 2019 | B. Cooper, C. Hougaard, L. Muñoz Pérez et al. | CENFRI
Jan 15, 2019 | K. Tah | Cogent Economics and Finance
Jul 31, 2018 | FinMark Trust | FinMark Trust
Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR
Jun 30, 2018 | A. Ng’weno, S. Mburu, A. Gachoka et al. | UNCDF, UNHCR