2019

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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Developing a Climate Risk Insurance for Pacific Islanders

Developing a Climate Risk Insurance for Pacific Islanders

October 4, 2019

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  Suva, Fiji – This October the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) will further assess the opportunities for setting up a climate adaptation and risk insurance programme in Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Solomon Islands. The team will meet with a wide array of stakeholders, government representatives, meteorological...

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Automated Complaints Management System for the Consumer Council of Fiji

Automated Complaints Management System for the Consumer Council of Fiji

August 14, 2019

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Suva, Fiji – The Consumer Council of Fiji (CCoF) will soon have an automated electronic complaints management system that will streamline their data aggregation, storage and recall processes. The web-based complaints management system is made possible through a partnership between the CCoF and the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP)....

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