Digitization Planning

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Digital Financial Services Digital Identity Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits
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Digital Financial Services Digital Identity Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits

DSG Glossary: Key Concepts and Terms

By David Panetta, DSG Hub
Global Communities
2022

DSG Glossary: Key Concepts and Terms

The glossary is a compilation of definitions related to digitization of savings groups, created to help stakeholders working in the DSG sector use the right words and ask the right questions. DSGs lie at the intersection of savings groups, financial inclusion, and technology—each with their own body of knowledge and technical language. The purpose of […]
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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
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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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Change Management Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits Digitization Costs
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Change Management Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits Digitization Costs

Truth-testing (and Quantifying) the Costs and Benefits of Digital Savings Groups

By David Panetta,
May 20, 2022

Truth-testing (and Quantifying) the Costs and Benefits of Digital Savings Groups

This blog post explores the costs and benefits of digital savings groups, and underlines the importance of truth-testing and quantifying them with greater rigor and precision.
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Consumer Protection Data Privacy & Security Digital Transformation Digitization Planning
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Consumer Protection Data Privacy & Security Digital Transformation Digitization Planning

Quickly Identifying Potential Data Risks

By Amos Doornbos
MERL Tech
2022

Quickly Identifying Potential Data Risks

This resource is designed to help development actors increase the effectiveness of digital tools and data, while reducing the risks and the potential for harm. We often assume that data protection is the job of informational technology (IT) specialists. IT has a role to play, but so does operations staff. Operations staff determine what data […]
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Consumer Protection Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy
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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
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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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Consumer Protection Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning
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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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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 […]
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Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning
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Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digitization Planning

Can Free Phones Close the Gender Divide?

By Catherine Highet, Nisha Singh & Arisha Salman
Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
2021

Can Free Phones Close the Gender Divide?

This article explores the gender gap in mobile phone ownership and efforts to get phones into the hands of more women at the last mile. While these efforts have undeniably increased women’s access to phones, it is less clear if and how women are using phones to improve their lives. The article concludes that handset […]