This report by David Porteous of Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) from the FinMark Trust Digital Identity workshop sets out a framework for defining digital financial identity and its general use cases. The report follows on to consider the current available information about drivers and needs in the SADC identity environment before describing examples of solutions positioned on the digital […]
A dynamic and results oriented Data & Analytics Business Development Manager is required to lead this new position for FinMark Trust (FMT). The successful candidate will work closely with the CEO to develop, coordinate and implement a Data and Analytics revenue & funding Strategy for FMT. FMT has been a data pioneer in Financial Inclusion […]
Remittance markets comprise both an important means of supporting impoverished communities, and a commercial opportunity for financial sector operators. In migrant heavy communities, remittance products can be the most important form of financial service provided, which is often disproportionately benefits female-headed recipient households. In 2012 FinMark Trust commissioned an exercise to estimate the size of […]
The South Africa Financial Inclusion Workshop successfully brought together policy makers, regulators and the financial services industry for a focused discussion on the challenges impeding greater and more beneficial financial inclusion in South Africa. View the report of the South Africa Financial Inclusion Workshop.
The research report study focused on the factors that drove the termination of mobile money services in South Africa focusing on the institutional environment, market environment, end user environment and adoption and availability. The secondary objective was to identify barriers to launching effective mobile financial services (MFS) in South Africa with a specific focus on […]
FinMark Trust (FMT) is an independent trust established in 2002 with the objective of making markets work for the poor. Initial core funding was provided by UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID) through its Southern Africa office. Recently additional funders have come on board including the UNCDF, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, […]