Access to financial services is essential in our society. However, a significant number of people lack access to even the most basic financial products.
Financial inclusion can be built in three ways: ensuring people have a secure, minimum income; increasing access to financial services; and providing financial advice and education.
This paper explores these three themes and shares case studies of the exciting and innovative work churches are doing around the country to create a more financially inclusive society.
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