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Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Introductory Videos

By Lauren Henricks, Dennis Mello, Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka
Global Communities, Women for Women International
2022

Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Introductory Videos

This playlist contains eight videos introducing – and providing guidance on how to use – the “Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Tools to Support Safe and Gender-responsive Digitization of Savings Groups,” published by Global Communities and Women for Women International in 2022. The playlist includes the following videos: Digital Preparedness Checklist Project Staffing Monitoring and […]
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Financial Inclusion Week 2022: Inclusive Growth in a Digital Era

Center for Financial Inclusion
2022

Financial Inclusion Week 2022: Inclusive Growth in a Digital Era

The Center for Financial Inclusion held the 8th annual Financial Inclusion Week (FIW) on October 17-20, 2022. This year’s forum convened actors in the field of inclusive finance to share ideas and research under the theme “Inclusive Growth in a Digital Era.” All sessions are available on the FIW website. While every session is informative, […]
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Consumer Protection Financial Products & Services FinTech Innovation
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Consumer Protection Financial Products & Services FinTech Innovation

Sharing the Risk: “Micro Equity” for Savings Groups in the Digital Era

By Philip Acton,
November 21, 2022

Sharing the Risk: “Micro Equity” for Savings Groups in the Digital Era

This blog post explores Micro Equity – an investment product for savings groups designed and implemented by DreamStart Labs, a DSG technology vendor.
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Consumer Protection Data Privacy & Security Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy

DSG Toolkit: Digital User Dialogues

By Lauren Hendricks, Dennis Mello & Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka
Global Communities, Women for Women International
2022

DSG Toolkit: Digital User Dialogues

Digital tools offer a wide range of benefits to users, but it takes specific skills and knowledge to use a mobile phone effectively and safely. The resources and dialogue suggestions provided in this tool were created to help facilitators demonstrate the value and the functionality of mobile phones and mobile internet to savings group members, […]
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Digital Financial Services Digital Payments Digital Recordkeeping Digital Transformation
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Digital Financial Services Digital Payments Digital Recordkeeping Digital Transformation

DSG Vendors and Products 

By DSG Hub
Global Communities
2022

DSG Vendors and Products 

The "DSG Vendors and Products" tool helps savings group actors identify the range of digital solutions available to fit their digitization needs.
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Savings Groups in the Digital Era: Promoting Gender-Responsive & Inclusive Digital Transformation

By Paula Rudnicka & Dennis Mello
Global Communities
2022

Savings Groups in the Digital Era: Promoting Gender-Responsive & Inclusive Digital Transformation

This presentation, featured at the Financial Inclusion Week 2022 organized by the Center for Financial Inclusion, explores key gender and inclusion considerations in the digital savings group (DSG) space and showcases new resources to support safe, inclusive and gender-responsive digitization of savings groups. These include the DSH Hub and the DSG Toolkit published in 2022 […]
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Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Financial Inclusion FinTech
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Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Financial Inclusion FinTech

Our Digital Journey with Savings Groups: What We Got Wrong and the Lessons We’ve Learned Along the Way

By David Panetta,
October 5, 2022

Our Digital Journey with Savings Groups: What We Got Wrong and the Lessons We’ve Learned Along the Way

This blog summarizes an interview with early developers and adopters of savings group technologies who were asked to reflect on their digital journeys.
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digital divide Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation

DSG Toolkit: Promoting Women’s Digital Capabilities

By Lauren Hendricks, Dennis Mello, Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka
Global Communities, Women for Women International
2022

DSG Toolkit: Promoting Women’s Digital Capabilities

Limited digital capability—understood as knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to use digital tools effectively, confidently and safely —is a key barrier to women’s adoption of technology, including digital solutions for savings groups. This tool provides practical tips and suggestions for promoting digital capability among women as part of any digitization project. It is intended for […]
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Consumer Protection Digitization Risks & Barriers Gender Personal Security
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Consumer Protection Digitization Risks & Barriers Gender Personal Security

DSG Toolkit: Addressing Risks of Gender-Based Violence

By Lauren Hendricks, Dennis Mello, Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka
Global Communities, Women for Women International
2022

DSG Toolkit: Addressing Risks of Gender-Based Violence

This tool was created to inform implementing organizations on the risks of gender-based violence (GBV) (including technology-facilitated GBV and intimate partner violence), which may occur as a negative consequence of a woman’s digital journey. The tool includes strategies to help mitigate these risks. Strategies could include community education, gender dialogues and GBV service mapping; promoting […]
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Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits Digitization Risks & Barriers Gender
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Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits Digitization Risks & Barriers Gender

DSG Toolkit: Monitoring and Evaluation of DSG Projects 

By Lauren Hendricks, Dennis Mello & Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka 
Global Communities, Women for Women International 
2022

DSG Toolkit: Monitoring and Evaluation of DSG Projects 

This tool is designed to improve digital savings group (DSG) implementers’ understanding of the impacts of digitization on groups and their members using gender-sensitive indicators and monitoring approaches. The tool includes sample indicators and a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework.  This tool is a part of the Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Tools to Support […]