Gender equality “takes all parts of the equation moving,” says expert Dr. Margo Thomas.
In our work in East Africa, we often see the need to support informal jobs, entrepreneurship, and access to finance. Read insights from The MasterCard Foundation's new report on mixed livelihoods and some key lessons for program design.
Inclusive market systems development can go a long way to helping achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal five: gender equality and empowering women and girls.
One resolution to the problem of youth financial inclusion in East Africa lies in slowly changing youth’s and banks’ perceptions of self-employment and loans.