Gambia, The

Practitioner

Gail Richardson

Practitioner

Kay Winning

Practitioner

Cem Dener

Cem Dener is currently Global Lead for Integrated Digital Solutions (IDS) in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank.

Practitioner

Yankuba K. Touray

Case study

Improving Access to Financial Services in Poor Communities: Introducing the Graduation Microfinance Model in The Gambia, 2015–2018

Across The Gambia, many people lack access to basic financial services that would allow them to borrow and save money. The problem is particularly prevalent in rural areas, where very few banks have branches, and as a result, most rural dwellers—particularly women—remain unbanked.