Over the next year, UNESCAP and UNCDF
will provide financial and technical support for Khalti to conduct the project and introduce digital and financial solutions that improve access to finance and enhance operational efficiency of these women-led MSMEs.
In particular, we acknowledge the support of UNDP, KIVA and UNCDF
in strengthening our National Digital Identification System.
Following the successful digitisation of hazard payments to over 24,000 Ebola Response Workers under the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response by UNDP and UNCDF
, the Government of Sierra Leone committed to advance its transition from cash to digital payments by joining the UN partnership, the Better Than Cash Alliance.
, Standard Chartered Bank and the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
According to UNCDF
, in least developed countries such as Malawi mobile penetration is at 30% while access to a bank account is at 14%.
Capital Development Fund (UNCDF
), has partnered with the Liberian Credit Union National Association (LCUNA) to rebuild the credit union sector devastated from 15 years of civil war.
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ministry of Agriculture and Gender Monitoring Office) and by multilaterals (UN Women & UNCDF
The statement, obtained by PANA in New York, said with the assistance of the "Better Than Cash Alliance", which is hosted by the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF
), the Ghanaian government would focus on transitioning forms of government payments to electronic ones, beginning with the digitization of government workers' salaries.
2007; United Nations Capital Development Fund [UNCDF] 2011) and have low levels of financial literacy--knowledge and skills needed to make financial decisions in an individual's economic self-interest (Uusardi, Mitchell, and Curto 2010; Mandell 2008b; Mandell 2008a; UNCDF
Summary report prepared for the UNCDF
Symposium on Decentralization and Local Governance in Africa.
(3.) "Microfinance and the Millennium Development Goals", A reader's guide to the Millennium Project Reports and other UN documents, (October 2005), UNCDF
, International Year of Microcredit 2005.
(2001), "Local Economic Development: New Generations of Actors, Policies, and Instruments," Summary report for the UNCDF
Symposium on Decentralization and Local Governance in Africa, Cape Town, March 26-30.