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Why is it that some people are excluded from financial systems?

Financial exclusion is widespread in Africa. The reasons for financial exclusion are many. The lack of education, technological skills, and access to banks are just some of the barriers that small businesses face in Niger. The most basic reason is that the people that develop financial systems don’t think of… Read More »Why is it that some people are excluded from financial systems?
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we’re on the seep webinar

Sofie is speaking on the Seep Network webinar on Wednesday 25th September, talking with several other experts on the potential for blockchain to help drive social impact. The other speakers are:Helen Disney, CEO & Co-founder, Unblocked Events andSuzana Moreira, CEO & Founder, Mowoza Moderated by:Lis Meyers, Managing Associate, Gender and Social Inclusion, Nathan Associates… Read More »we’re on the seep webinar
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BLOCKCHAIN – the Gateway for Sustainability-Linked Bonds

You can access the report here: https://www.sustainabledigitalfinance.org/initiatives-publications The report aims to inspire the deployment of technology to unlock more capital for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris agreement, with focus on how blockchain can be used for the issuance of Green Bonds. Banks have already started to realise the… Read More »BLOCKCHAIN – the Gateway for Sustainability-Linked Bonds

Empowering women through digitising Village Savings and Loan Associations

By Latif Amars and Camilla Arffmann In many developing countries, it is still very difficult for people without a bank account to get loans. It is almost impossible to get a bank account without an identity. To solve these problems, hiveonline together with CARE Denmark are developing a digital solution… Read More »Empowering women through digitising Village Savings and Loan Associations

We’re hiring a new office manager

hiveonline is growing rapidly and needs an office manager/project administrator to support administration, bookkeeping, stakeholder management and general office duties. hiveonline is building financial products and services for the ecosystem economy, aimed at levelling the field for smaller and underserved business customers. Our core goals are supporting financial inclusion for… Read More »We’re hiring a new office manager
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Financially and Culturally Excluded — but Growing Business with Blockchain

Transforming Financial Inclusion in Niger Niger is the one of the most undeveloped countries in the world, according to the UN’s Human Development Index. It’s a vast country, the largest in sub-Saharan Africa with a population density of just 14 per kms. Only 7% of people have bank accounts, and they’re… Read More »Financially and Culturally Excluded — but Growing Business with Blockchain