Special on Financial inclusion

Special on Financial inclusion

AGENT BANKING / A boon for rural people

Banks are witnessing a faster growth in the number of female customer accounts than those of males under the agent banking

Financial inclusion forging ahead

Bangladesh has made significant progress in financial inclusion over the past eight years, with as much as 45 percent of the adult

Banks come to the rescue of poor kids

Street children are progressively taking to the idea of keeping their hard-earned income in a bank, with the deposits in their accounts

MOBILE FINANCIAL SERVICES / Lives changing for better

Between 2000 and 2011, Afzal Hossain had to travel more than 300 kilometres to come to Dhaka from Rangpur every month to collect

Tk-10 accounts benefit farmers

The Tk-10 bank account enabled Md Abdul Khaleq to take a collateral-free loan of Tk 50,000 from a bank for the first time in life.

Students showing interest in saving

The school banking programme introduced by the Bangladesh Bank in 2010 is growing in popularity among students, with the deposit

Atiur Rahman: The architect of financial inclusion

As recently as April 2009, there were no words like 'financial inclusion' in the Bangladesh Bank's lexicon.