June 30, 2015
Successful, evidence-based financial inclusion policies implemented across the Pacific Islands are helping to extend basic financial services to people living in one of the most unbanked areas of the world. Obstacles such as low population density, challenging geography and high delivery costs are being overcome in individual nations due in large part to the lessons...
June 19, 2015
By DENVER NEWTER Published: 22 May 2015 PAN Oceanic Bank (POB) will launch a newly savings account for children between ages 0-18 this morning. Called ‘PIKININI SAVINGS’ it would be launched at POB Panatina Plaza Branch. Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nihal Kekulawala, told local journalist during a press conference on Wednesday. Mr...
May 18, 2015
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 18th May 2015— The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and Bima launched a partnership today to provide micro insurance products in rural Papua New Guinea (PNG), including the Highlands Region. PFIP’s partnership and investment in Bima is made possible through the support of the European Union and the Australian Government,...
May 18, 2015
The region’s leading event on microfinance and financial inclusion will be held in Honiara from September 21 through 25. Pacific Microfinance Week 2015 will be a week-long series of events, meetings and gatherings of organisations and individuals with an interest in promoting the provision of inclusive and sustainable financial services in the Pacific. This is...
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