The first step towards achieving digital financial inclusion is to enable excluded households to convert their physical cash into digital money through a cash-in/cash-out (CICO) agent. Unfortunately, providers around the world are struggling to extend
CICO networks into poor and rural communities due to their underlying cost and complexity. To help address this barrier, the Gates Foundation has partnered with the International Finance Corporation, the UN Capital Development Fund, and the financial inclusion
consultancy, MicroSave, to launch the Agent Network Accelerator.
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