Programme Update

Vodafone Partners with UN’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme to Offer Fee-Free Remittances to Help Fijians

Vodafone Partners with UN’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme to Offer Fee-Free Remittances to Help Fijians

May 14, 2020

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Vodafone Fiji announced a partnership today whereby Vodafone will offer free remittances into Fiji on the M-PAiSA platform for the next two months. The new initiative aims to support Fijians experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as Tropical Cyclone Harold.

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PFIP partners with Catalpa International to support digitization of Financial Education in Solomon Islands

PFIP partners with Catalpa International to support digitization of Financial Education in Solomon Islands

January 13, 2020

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A new partnership launched in November 2019 between Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and Catalpa International will pilot the digitization of financial education content in Solomon Islands.

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You can now save for your retirement using airtime credit

You can now save for your retirement using airtime credit

November 12, 2019

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youSave members can now use their mobile top up to make deposits into their SINPF savings account Honiara, Solomon Islands – As of today, youSave members can make deposits into their accounts with Solomon Island National Provident Fund (SINPF) through their mobile phones, using mobile top ups (airtime credit). Instead of having to visit an...

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Mobile money services now available in Vanuatu

Mobile money services now available in Vanuatu

November 1, 2019

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Port Vila, Vanuatu – Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL), launched its mobile money product M-Vatu on 23 October 2019 in the presence of Mr Peter Tarimakem, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu. This new service by TVL will provide registered customers a secure platform to send and receive money in Vanuatu using a mobile...

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UNCDF boosts access to finance: Women’s MicroBank in Papua New Guinea receives a loan

UNCDF boosts access to finance:					     Women’s MicroBank in Papua New Guinea receives a loan

October 21, 2019

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Port Moresby – Women’s MicroBank Limited (WMBL) has received a loan of PGK 830,000 (approximately US$ 244,024) from the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF). The loan was officially granted to the General Manager of WMBL, Mr. Gunanidhi Das on Friday 11 October by the United Nation’s Resident Coordinator (UNRCO), Mr. Gianluca Rampolla. In Papua...

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