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By providing advice and capacity-building programmes designed to advance financial inclusion, Cenfri supports regulators, donors, FSPs and other parties that operate in low-income markets. We focus on a broad set of issues in financial-sector development and explore the role of the financial sector and financial services in improving societal outcomes. Our work spans a range of engagements – from discrete, bespoke projects to large, long-term programmes.


Our Capacity-building programme helps to embed long-term domestic solutions and is necessary to build the capacity of policymakers, stakeholders and others, to enable them to effect change in the financial sector. We have partnered with Stellenbosch University in S...
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Innovation Lab (Innolab)

Through our Innovation Lab (Innolab), we seek to share our research findings in behavioural science, consumer data analytics, business model innovation and technology with financial-service providers, with the prospect of the research findings being applied. The goal is t...
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Risk, Remittances and Integrity (RRI)

Across sub-Saharan Africa, financial sectors face significant constraints to more formally serve consumers and facilitate inclusive growth. To address these challenges, the RRI programme focuses on three key financial market development areas in sub-Saharan Africa:...
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Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP)

What is MAP? MAP is a multi-country, financial-inclusion initiative launched by Cenfri in partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and FinMark Trust. It brings together stakeholders from government, the private sector...
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insight2impact (i2i)

i2i facilitates the data market and bridges the data gap to sustainably connect decision-makers with the data they need. We accomplish this by building on, and showcasing, the existing knowledge base of financial inclusion data and collaborating with a wide range of part...
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