Take the total amount of international financial assistance that goes from developed to developing countries in a year. Multiply by three. This is how much international migrants remit to their home countries annually. As big as this number sounds, the total amount of money remitted is believed to be much higher due to the use of unrecorded informal financial transactions.
Grameen Foundation Insights
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06/09/2016 by Karolina Walęcik
06/07/2016 by Sharada Ramanathan
Editor's note: This is the fifth post in a series on Grameen Foundation India’s journey with an Indian microfinance institution, Margdarshak Financial Services Pvt.
Editor’s Note: When Grameen Foundation president Steve Hollingworth held his first live chat, we simply ran out of time to address all the questions we received. In this blog series, Last Mile DigitalDev, our country directors and program experts in digital financial services, mobile agriculture and mobile health are responding to those questions.
05/12/2016 by Alex Counts
When I sat down with Larry Reed a few weeks back and learned of the significant changes in store for the Microcredit Summit Campaign, two decades of memories were stirred up.
05/06/2016 by Raunak Kapoor and Sharada Ramanathan
Editor's note: This is the fourth post in a series on Grameen Foundation India’s journey with an Indian microfinance institution, Margdarshak Financial Services Pvt. Ltd, as we help it transform from an organization focused on credit alone into a sustainable and scalable business correspondent of a commercial bank.