financial inclusion

Journey towards financial inclusion in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has established its position as a pioneering country to have made significant strides towards financial inclusion and its vision ‘Digital Bangladesh’. The country’s recent development in its financial sector, varied heritage in credit and microfinance, widespread adoption of digital finance and mobile financial services (MFS) are recognized at a global level. The government’s effort to consider financial services as drivers of shared prosperity and inclusive growth. Access to financial services and their usage have significantly positive impacts on the socioeconomic outcomes that are perceived by businesses and households. Moreover, this access and usage are considered as essential factors to poverty eradication.

Journey towards financial inclusion in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has established its position as a pioneering country to have made significant strides towards financial inclusion and its vision ‘Digital Bangladesh’. The country’s recent development in its financial sector, varied heritage in credit and microfinance, widespread adoption of digital finance and mobile financial services (MFS) are recognized at a global level. The government’s effort to consider financial services as drivers of shared prosperity and inclusive growth. Access to financial services and their usage have significantly positive impacts on the socioeconomic outcomes that are perceived by businesses and households. Moreover, this access and usage are considered as essential factors to poverty eradication.

Significant gaps remain in financial accessibility, awareness: study

Over half of both unbanked and banked individuals feel that they are underserved, Mambu’s study found.