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What is the significance of financial inclusion?


More than 2 billion people do not have access to financial services. Why are so many people unbanked or underserved? What can be done to help them? Caroline Averch, Technical Advisor for Financial Services at FHI 360, discusses some of the root causes of financial exclusion. She then explains what financial inclusion is and outlines opportunities for expanding it at all levels, from the individual to the government.