2015

AFI launching permanent initiative to increase financial inclusion in Pacific Islands – Eliki Boletawa

AFI launching permanent initiative to increase financial inclusion in Pacific Islands – Eliki Boletawa

June 30, 2015

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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...

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POB launches kids savings, Friday

POB launches kids savings, Friday

June 19, 2015

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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...

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PFIP invests in BIMA to provide Microinsurance products

PFIP invests in BIMA to provide Microinsurance products

May 18, 2015

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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,...

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Solomon Islands will host Pacific Microfinance Week in 2015

Solomon Islands will host Pacific Microfinance Week in 2015

May 18, 2015

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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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or media inquiries please contact:
Erica Lee
Communications Associate
Tel: +679 3227538
Email: erica.lee@undp.org
Website: http://www.pfip.org/