2017

New banking service to benefit rural and maritime Fijians

New banking service to benefit rural and maritime Fijians

September 29, 2017

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Suva, Fiji – A partnership between the HFC Bank, Vodafone Fiji, the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and Epay could see 66,000 Fijians in the rural and maritime areas potential beneficiaries of a new financial service launched today. HFC Bank, Fiji’s only locally-owned bank is the latest commercial bank to announce the launch of agency...

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Primary Schools and teachers awarded for commitment to Financial Education

Primary Schools and teachers awarded for commitment to Financial Education

September 20, 2017

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Suva, Fiji – Four primary schools in Fiji and three teachers have each been awarded Financial Education (FinED) Innovation Awards for their commitment to applying financial education learnings through innovative projects as part of the inaugural RBF Financial Education Innovation Awards The Awards celebrate the achievements of primary schools in Fiji that have supplemented the...

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Workshop to help develop possible digital channels for the future of saving groups

Workshop to help develop possible digital channels for the future of saving groups

September 11, 2017

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Honiara, Solomon Islands – A two-day ideation workshop is being held in Honiara, Solomon Islands this week to help shape and develop linkages between savings groups to formal financial services through digital channels. Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas. It is at the core of innovation that PFIP has...

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Financial service providers recognized for innovation

Financial service providers recognized for innovation

August 31, 2017

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – Two financial service providers were honoured on Tuesday night at the Financial Inclusion Innovation Summit held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea for their contributions to furthering financial inclusion in the Pacific The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) awarded the 2017 Reuben James Summerlin Innovation Award to joint winners...

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Report highlights the level of financial inclusion in Tonga is comparable

Report highlights the level of financial inclusion in Tonga is comparable

August 18, 2017

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Nuku’alofa, Tonga – The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, Sione Ngongo Kioa and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) released the Financial Services Demand Side Survey Report for Tonga this week. According to the nationally-representative survey conducted in February 2016, Tonga has a level of financial inclusion comparable with the rest of the...

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