Posts Tagged: underbanked

Providing cover for the under-insured mass markets in Africa

This blog by Rick Huckstep explains why the people living on the African continent, with the notable exception of South Africa, are massively under-insured. The people of Africa need cover and protection in the same way the rest of us do. They still get ill, they lose their jobs, and they lose precious possessions through theft and breakage and natural disasters.

Providing cover for the under-insured mass markets in Africa

This blog by Rick Huckstep explains why the people living on the African continent, with the notable exception of South Africa, are massively under-insured. The people of Africa need cover and protection in the same way the rest of us do. They still get ill, they lose their jobs, and they lose precious possessions through theft and breakage and natural disasters.

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week.

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week.

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings?

In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. I was wondering what could Bitcoin/Blockchain technologie do for the savings of the financially underserved?

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings?

In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. I was wondering what could Bitcoin/Blockchain technologie do for the savings of the financially underserved?