In this issue:
RURAL WOMEN, FINANCIAL INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUNDS IN PAKISTAN: A SUCCESSFUL PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT?
Patriarchy and sociocultural constraints, chronic poverty, limited access to financial institutions and lack of financial control means women in Pakistan face a litany of injustices.
GATEWAY GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS
If you are an executive of a microfinance institution (MFI), more than likely you have thought about taking the digital transformation route for your organization. Research tells you it’s inevitable.
SBP UNVEILS STRATEGY FOR DIGITAL PAYMENTS
State Bank of Pakistan Governor Reza Baqir launched the National Payment Systems Strategy (NPSS) on Friday.
Speaking to a gathering, which included World Bank President David Robert Malpass, Baqir said “this strategy lays out a road map and action plan for Pakistan to have a modern and robust digital payments network.”
DIGITAL PAYMENTS – A MARCH TOWARDS CASHLESS ECONOMY
The State Bank of Pakistan issued an in-principal approval to NayaPay Pvt Ltd to operate as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) in the country. In a statement issued on Monday said NayaPay will enable local citizens to open e-money accounts and make ‘hassle-free’ digital payments.
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