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After five years, the insight2impact (i2i) programme hosted by Cenfri and FinMark Trust and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation has come to an end. i2i supported policymakers, financial service providers and development partners to harness the power of data to advance financial-sector development and improve financial inclusion.

We worked with 1 964 organisations across 16 countries to link technology and data with greater inclusion. Visit to find out more about our impact and view the brochure.

DataHack4FI Final – Data Science and Financial Inclusion
As a researcher, few experiences are more gratifying than seeing your research come to life. With this in mind, we started our seven-month #DataHack4F [...]
Transform Africa Summit
Highlights, Kigali, Rwanda, 10 -12 May 2017. insight2impact (i2if [...]
New approaches to measuring financial inclusion
Financial inclusion has evolved from a grass-root microfinance movement in the 1980s to a mainstream item on the development agenda. Its increasing pr [...]
DataHack4FI innovation competition
DataHack4FI is an innovation competition bringing together data enthusiasts and financial service providers (FSPs) to promote the use of data-driven d [...]
The tip of the (data) iceberg in Uganda
Faith owns a small fruit-selling business in Uganda. Like most small business owners in Uganda, Faith started her enterprise with her own income and l [...]
DataHack4FI – Data innovation competition
The Datahack4FI innovation competition in Rwanda. insight2impact [...]
Client Insights focus note
Alternative data sources and analytical methodologies. The focus of this note is on the incre [...]
Farming for data in Kenya
Thoughts from the first event in the #DataHacks4FI meet-up series in Nairobi [...]
A river gets full through its tributaries
Building mutually beneficial financial inclusion communities through data [...]
Sustainable data collection: Mobile modes
Discover new technologies that enable more sustainable data collection. Sustainable data coll [...]