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Financial Services for the Poor

This Road Will Not Get You There

New insights from measuring financial need

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This Road Will Not Get You There

New insights from measuring financial need

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Art for Advocacy: The Face of Family Homelessness

How partners across Washington state are using art for advocacy around homelessness.

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A phone of her own: How mobile access can change women’s lives

Mobile phone ownership gives women the ability to open a mobile phone-based bank account, an important gateway to financial independence.

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Are Bank Accounts a Key to Happiness?

The benefits of having a bank account are well documented. People with accounts are better able to start businesses. Women who get paid into an account spend more money on their children's health and education.

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Libraries Improving Lives of Displaced Populations

Addressing needs of IDPs and refugees in places where no public library exists in the vicinity, a French-based charity Libraries Without Borders has designed “Ideas Box” – a highly mobile information toolkit reminding a modern library packed into several large boxes.

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