UNCDF strives to provide relevant interventions to build financial capability for refugees and link the unbanked to financial services. Scroll down this page to access some of the resources UNCDF offers for Tanzania.
PoWER Access and Agency Country Assessment
Sex-disaggregated data matters when it comes to women's economic empowerment. In Tanzania, while financial inclusion increased by 26% between 2013 and 2015, driven by the growth of mobile money, but a closer look shows that there is still a gap of 9% between men and women. Click below to view UNCDF's and Dalberg's assessment of the state of women's financial inclusion in Tanzania in 2017.
Mwanga Community Bank (MCB) is pioneering products and services for savings groups in Tanzania's Kilimanjaro region. This case study describes MCB’s group linkage process utilizing agents and a mobile network. Click above to read the full case study.
CARE International’s MicroLead-funded programme in Tanzania was designed to empower women economically through informal savings groups, using CARE’s Village Savings and Loan Association Group (VSLA) methodology and linking these groups to formal financial service providers. Click the button above to learn more.
The MicroLead's project's goal is to end poverty by supporting the development, piloting, and scaling of deposit services for the rural poor, especially women. Click the buttons below to learn more about MicroLead.