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Openi2i learning initiative

Openi2i is an initiative of Cenfri and Finmark Trust focused on sharing some of the programmatic learnings we’ve discovered from the last 5 years of jointly implementing the insight2impact programme. Through Openi2i, we will document and explore our journey from the start to end of this programme while considering what has contributed to our successes and failures. Some of the key learnings we’ve we’ll be exploring are programme design, stakeholder engagement, innovation in Africa and digital skills development.

Making technical assistance work in Africa: Three keys to success for financial services providers
It’s not easy delivering data-driven financial services to the financially excluded in Africa’s emerging eco [...]
Inside-out: The good and the bad of insight2impact
Does this situation sound familiar? A development program runs its course, generating lots of intriguing insights and impacts – and experiencing its [...]
DataHack for financial inclusion Innovation Competition: Season 2
The DataHack4FI competition seeks to advance financial inclusion through data innovation. [...]
Data science: A challenging career with incredible potential for a financially inclusive Africa
Despite the increasing availability of data and a growing appreciation for the importance of data-driven product [...]
Analysis of transactional data in Nigeria reveals growth in instant payments driving financial inclusion
Transactional data can potentially augment the more traditional demand-and-supply data used to monitor use-based [...]
Democratising KYC requirements
Paul Damalie, CEO of  [...]
Shaping ethical and inclusive digital economies
Marissa Dean of  [...]
Predictive analytics presents opportunities for risk-taking in Africa
Prof Bitange Ndemo, renowned ICT champion, shares some thoughts on data, blockchain, innovation and entrepreneur [...]
Network analysis to identify and segment farmers
Exploring how transactional-data-driven network analysis can allow financial service providers increase the v [...]
Aggregation of data for consumer empowerment
We spoke to Billy Owino, CEO of  [...]