This Diagnostic report presents a comprehensive analysis of the financial inclusion environment in Swaziland as part of the Making Access Possible (MAP) Swaziland initiative. MAP will be used to inform the Swazi government’s approach to financial inclusion. In October 2012, the Ministry of Finance formally requested FinMark Trust’s support for its ongoing financial inclusion agenda.
This Synthesis note summarises the main findings of the Making Access Possible (MAP) Lesotho Diagnostic Report. The implementation of MAP in Lesotho was officially requested in August 2013 by The Government of Lesotho, via the Ministry of Finance. The MAP project is formally hosted by the Ministry of Finance, with the cooperation of the Central Bank of Lesotho. MAP Lesotho is funded by FinMark Trust.
Insight Note 2, “Depth Sounding,” explores the shift in financial inclusion measurement away from focusing solely on access to more closely match the realities of how adults live their financial lives. It introduces a new measurement framework, which includes gauging depth of usage in financial inclusion, and explores the policy implications of moving away from a linear, one-dimensional view of financial inclusion.
The MAP diagnostic presents a comprehensive analysis of the financial inclusion environment in Malawi as part of the Making Access Possible (MAP) Malawi initiative. This Synthesis report is derived from the complete diagnostic report and should be read together with that report. The Ministry of Finance formally requested MAP to inform its ongoing financial inclusion agenda. It was agreed that the MAP study will form the basis for the development of a multi-stakeholder roadmap for financial inclusion in Malawi.