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The positive impact of digital financial services on the poor is well documented globally. These services provide efficient, cost effective and more accessible solutions to accessing formal financial services.
Through the MSME MAP (Making Access Possible) framework, an evidence-based strategy to support MSMEs is developed for different countries. The process identifies dominant sectors, sizes the value of the sector, assesses blockages to growth for the MSMEs in the sectors.
A well-developed policy and regulatory environment ensures the market operates efficiently and at scale, whilst also taking into account the needs of all of the stakeholders that participate in it – both consumers and providers.
FinMark Trust invites proposals from Short-Term Experts (STEs) to provide consultancy services to build the capacity of SADC Stock Exchanges in developing products for SMEs’ participation in capital markets. Read more here https://t.co/EcUyO9qitb https://t.co/8d8CxXS5iN
What means do the youth in #SouthAfrica access to meet their goals? We explore the levels of financial inclusion for South Africans in more depth in our latest FinScope South Africa results here https://t.co/Xk18RD8AEr #YouthMonth https://t.co/SgHSpuWRC2
What are the sources of social support for youth in #SouthAfrica? Our report with @UNDP, @UNCDF, @OfficialSASSA, @The_DSD & @TreasuryRSA looks at socio-economic factors faced by social grant recipients while assessing similar global initiatives https://t.co/c7JIeP3BKb #YouthMonth https://t.co/PgJQ7YKt5B
Focusing on youth in #SouthAfrica, we look at how many receive social support. Our report with @UNDP, @UNCDF, @OfficialSASSA, @The_DSD & @TreasuryRSA also looks at how social grants can improve the financial capability of grant recipients https://t.co/jcqCAi57pX #YouthMonth https://t.co/ueZGIqX5E1
Our Damola Owolade spoke at the observance event for the IDFR on Remittance families & the (SDGs). Read more on the importance of #remittances in meeting Sustainable Development Goals in our latest report on remittance pricing here https://t.co/FXLs4ovq6h https://t.co/NyXyzbymh4
Most SADC countries dropped their pricing to match the UN SDG 10.c with Lesotho & Eswatini already in the goal of less than 3%. Read more in our report on remittance prices on International Day of Family Remittances here https://t.co/FXLs4ovq6h #FMTRemittances #FamilyRemittances https://t.co/fxBHxQ2YPz
Remittances are an important source of income for young South Africans. Youth Day in South Africa is also the International Day of Family Remittances, here we highlight how age interacts with the sending and receiving of money https://t.co/FXLs4ovq6h #FMTRemittances #YouthDay https://t.co/k1m3MdXk3W
Our new remittance pricing report is available today on International Day of Family Remittances & we detail the regional average prices for the SADC region in 2021. Read our report to discover more on remittance pricing https://t.co/FXLs4ovq6h
#FMTRemittances #FamilyRemittances https://t.co/QKSDmu7MkR
Today is Youth Day in South Africa. This June we are sharing financial access & inclusion highlights from the FinScope survey focused specifically on young South Africans. Learn more from the latest FinScope South Africa results here https://t.co/Xk18RD8AEr #YouthDay https://t.co/gNhEvWvFSL
We're highlighting the International Day of Family Remittances. Eswatini, Mozambique, Lesotho & Malawi have the highest levels of increase in volumes, read our new remittance pricing report to discover what’s driving this https://t.co/FXLs4ovq6h #FMTRemittances #FamilyRemittances https://t.co/mslZtudZUG
On International Day of Family Remittances, we share the remittance pricing findings from our new Remittance Market Assessment report. Read more here https://t.co/FXLs4ovq6h #FMTRemittances #FamilyRemittances https://t.co/GkX9p0qxjd
According to the UN, there are more than 200 mill migrant workers who send money home to over 800 mill family members. Decreasing pricing & increasing access is vital to making a more meaningful impact on families receiving remittances.
#FMTRemittances #FamilyRemittances https://t.co/qRq2cK4VLc
The UN SDG 10.c aims to reduce transaction costs of migrant remittances to less than 3% by 2030 to increase the disposable income of beneficiaries. View the presentation on volumes, values, & pricing in #SADC countries https://t.co/LJSJFHCvcZ.
#FMTRemittances #SADC #Remittances https://t.co/OcuiIYDYEg
What impact did #COVID19 have on domestic & cross-border #remittances? We discuss challenges faced by payments service providers with our panellists, who also discuss COVID-19 recovery policies, regulatory interventions & post COVID-19 recovery strategies. https://t.co/DJcZ5tDqgj
How do you increase access to financial services for cross-border #remittances while maintaining KYC & AML/CTF regulations? Our report assesses the impact of the shift to a risk-based approach in South Africa & shares insights on its impact on remittances https://t.co/VGuDcIarUv https://t.co/WTMrjzGBwN
Many low-income families were affected by #COVID19 & migrants struggled to send money back home to their families. With support from #UKAid, we were able to set up the SADC #IncomeReliefFund. Read more on why there should be a continual need for the fund https://t.co/tVBBqiPs1r https://t.co/PrlkhgTpzA
Cross-border #remittances play a vital role in #financialinclusion across #SADC - understanding the flows from SA to the rest of SADC gives valuable insight into the volumes, values & pricing. Find out more about the latest figures in our recorded webinar https://t.co/n8gBisUnPt
As International Day of Family Remittances draws near, we reflect on how cross-border remittances provide support to families of migrant workers & deepen #financialinclusion with the report on the SA & Eswatini corridor. Read the report here https://t.co/gWCcX1hNdK #Remittances https://t.co/luHVLx6Qbl
We are looking to recruit a Short Term Expert to develop National Action Programme on Investment (NAPI) to domesticate the SADC Investment Policy Framework (IPF) for Zambia. Read more https://t.co/Rh6FoDIr5T https://t.co/TWBbV3eLan
We are looking to recruit a Short Term Expert to develop National Action Programme on Investment (NAPI) to domesticate the SADC Investment Policy Framework (IPF) for Tanzania. Read more https://t.co/dL16UzBekI https://t.co/Z3zKfPEuUg