Digital Literacy

13 Resources
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Consumer Protection Data Privacy & Security Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy
Tool
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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Tool
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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Research
digital divide Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy
Research
digital divide Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy

Lessons on Enhancing Women’s Financial Inclusion Using Digital Financial Services

Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI)
2022

Lessons on Enhancing Women’s Financial Inclusion Using Digital Financial Services

This special report, by AFI’s Digital Financial Services Working Group, examines the role of digital financial services (DFS) in enhancing and sustaining the access, use, and overall quality of financial services for women. The report includes a comprehensive analysis of the current body of knowledge and case studies of countries that have accelerated DFS policy […]
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Data Privacy & Security Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation
Tool
Data Privacy & Security Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation

DSG Toolkit: Digital Preparedness Checklist

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

DSG Toolkit: Digital Preparedness Checklist

This checklist is designed to help implementing organizations gauge their own preparedness to digitize savings groups and to do so in a gender-responsive manner. The checklist will help implementers understand what they need to do to take on the technology, identify required training and support and address gender considerations in digitization projects. These include strategies […]
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Blog Post
Born Digital Digital Champions Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy
Blog Post
Born Digital Digital Champions Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy

Top 10 Tips for Running a Great Digital Savings Group Pilot

By DreamStart Labs
May 22, 2022

Top 10 Tips for Running a Great Digital Savings Group Pilot

This article shares 10 tips from DreamStart Labs’ experience running many DSG pilots with partners around the world.
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Data Privacy & Security Digital Literacy Digital Transformation Digitization Planning
Tool
Data Privacy & Security Digital Literacy Digital Transformation Digitization Planning

DSG Toolkit: Tools to Support Safe and Gender-responsive Digitization of Savings Groups

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

DSG Toolkit: Tools to Support Safe and Gender-responsive Digitization of Savings Groups

The DSG Toolkit consists of seven practical tools to support safe, effective, and gender-responsive digitization of savings groups. These tools include practical guidance for implementers and trainers across multiple aspects of digitization, such as: Digital Preparedness Checklist Project Staffing Monitoring and Evaluation Promoting Women’s Digital Capabilities Addressing Risks of Gender-based Violence Digital User Dialogues Data […]
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Training
Consumer Protection Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy
Training
Consumer Protection Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy

Hey Sister! Show me the Mobile Money!

Strategic Impact Advisors
2021

Hey Sister! Show me the Mobile Money!

Hey Sister! is an IVR (interactive voice response) digital financial literacy (DFL) campaign designed to increase women’s ability to access and use digital financial services (DFS). The campaign lessons are available online for use and adaptation by anyone, anywhere. Particular resources have been tailored and made available for learning and facilitation in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, […]
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Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation
Tool
Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation

Empowering Women on a Journey Towards Digital Financial Capability

By Marina Dimova, Jaclyn Berfond, Sonja Kelly & Whitney Mapes
Women’s World Banking
2021

Empowering Women on a Journey Towards Digital Financial Capability

This guide summarizes key components and concepts in digital financial capability (DFC) and explores key principles in the design of DFC programs. By leveraging the five principles (Who, What, When, Where, and How) and their associated design elements, financial services providers, policy makers, and other stakeholders can help women customers take the journey toward confident […]
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Article
Consumer Protection Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning
Article
Consumer Protection Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning

Leveraging Digital Financial Capability to Drive Women’s Financial Inclusion

By Marina Dimova & Julia Arnold
Women’s World Banking
2021

Leveraging Digital Financial Capability to Drive Women’s Financial Inclusion

This article explores digital financial capability (DFC) as a critical component of the digital transformation journey, especially for women. Financial capability must evolve to include DFC, so low-income women are not left behind. Research by CFI reveals that traditional financial literacy approaches are ineffective and women are particularly affected by social norms. In the same […]
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Brief
Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning
Brief
Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning

Enabling Women’s Financial Inclusion through Digital Financial Literacy

FinEquity
2021

Enabling Women’s Financial Inclusion through Digital Financial Literacy

This FinEquity brief explores the relationship between digital financial literacy (DFL) and women’s digital financial inclusion. The brief outlines the components, enablers, and challenges to women’s DFL, and demonstrates how the various dimensions of DFL are inter-connected and should not be addressed in isolation. Drawing from the experiences of FinEquity members, the brief explores good […]