Financial Inclusion

Disability inclusion resources from around the world

Library > Subjects > Economics and Social Protection > Financial Inclusion

This page has curated news on Financial Inclusion. There are resources from 11 countries and regions, with a total of 15 links.

Related subtopics:

Resources by country:


International News

Fintech can help improve lives of people with disabilities (2022, China Daily)

Inclusive Banking: emerging practices and a call to action to enhance economic inclusion of persons with disabilities. (2022, IFC)

Key sheet on Women's Economic Empowerment and Disability Inclusion in Financial Services. (link to pdf, 2022, WOW Helpdesk)



Economic empowerment improves disability inclusion: evidence from projects in Rwanda and Uganda working with Village Savings and Loans Associations. (Jul, CBM UK)


Banks in Egypt improve accessibility: “According to Central Bank of Egypt, banks have made significant progress in improving the infrastructure, providing technological and digital solutions, hiring qualified professionals, and modifying internal policies and procedures to facilitate the access of people with disabilities to financial products and services.” (Sep, Dailynewsegypt)

The Central Bank of Egypt introduces plastic money in Braille (in Arabic, 2022, Banky)


Financial inclusion for persons with disabilities in Kenya evidence for improving financial inclusion. (Jul, Sightsavers)


Persons with disabilities grapple with loan accessibility. (2022, Disability Justice Project)


Gaining respect and financial stability: stories from Nigerian women. Village Savings and Loans Associations to help women set up their own businesses and cover expenses. (2021, CBM)



How can the financial industry address digital accessibility? (May, Dhaka Tribune)


Ras Adiba calls for introduction of more inclusive financial system for persons with disabilities. (2022, Malay Mail)

New initiative to support financial education of blind people. (2022, Disability Insider)


Bank Alfalah makes a partnership with the Network of Organizations Working for People with Disabilities Pakistan (NOWPDP) to promote financial inclusion. (Apr, Pakistan Observer)