December 6, 2012
Fiji will be one of a handful of countries in the world, and the first in the Pacific, to formulate a national action plan to raise the level of financial competency of its population – especially amongst low-income women and men. Since yesterday, over 70 stakeholders from the public sector, private sector, NGOs and the...
October 19, 2012
Developing a comprehensive understanding of the financial behaviors of low income households is important for expanding financial inclusion in PNG, where an estimated 92% of the population does not currently have access to financial services such as a bank account. Gaining this understanding is the objective of the Financial Diaries Project, which was launched in...
August 14, 2012
9 August, 2012, Labasa, Fiji] Four primary schools and two secondary schools in the Northern Division began teaching Financial Education (FinED) in their classrooms this year. Commencing in Term 1 of this year, teachers at Labasa Sangam Primary, St. Mary’s Primary School, Holy Family Primary School,Nasekula District School, All Saints Secondary School and Shri Guru...
May 14, 2012
Digicel today launched an innovative addition to its Digicel Mobile Money service offering which sees customers in Tonga being able to pay for goods and services through any mobile phone using NFC technology – and without the need for a bank account or credit card. With around 60% of the Tongan population not having bank...
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