2012

Workshop to formulate national action plan to raise level of financial competency in Fiji

Workshop to formulate national action plan to raise level of financial competency in Fiji

December 6, 2012

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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...

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Financial Diaries– Portfolios of Papua New Guinea Low Income Households

Financial Diaries– Portfolios of Papua New Guinea Low Income Households

October 19, 2012

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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...

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Northern Schools Teach Students to Save, Spend Wisely and Share

Northern Schools Teach Students to Save, Spend Wisely and Share

August 14, 2012

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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...

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Digicel verifone combine to launch unique mobile wallet payments service in Tonga

Digicel verifone combine to launch unique mobile wallet payments service in Tonga

May 14, 2012

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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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