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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Twitter Top Ten - 10/19/14: The week's top tweets in social enterprise, global health and financial inclusion

By NextBillion Editor

We're introducing a new "pilot feature" on NextBillion: a Sunday post highlighting the top 10 tweets from the preceding week. If you have any tweets you'd like us to consider for this weekly post, tweet them our way. And if you enjoy this feature and want it to continue - you guessed it, please tweet about it.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

What Jamaica’s Mobile Wallet Will Mean for the Unbanked: Financial inclusion community takes note of new national mobile finance product

By Michael Liberty

This summer, the Bank of Jamaica approved the Jamaican Co-operative Credit Union League to extend the use of its mobile wallet to all citizens of Jamaica. This was an incredibly significant development that could have a major impact in Jamaica and beyond, says Mozido founder Michael Liberty.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

NexThought Monday: Social Financing: Three Opportunities and Three Questions

By Sean Geobey

Combining the creation of social impact with financial returns is hard. Demonstrating social impact can be just as hard, and using impact analysis to actually improve a social investment strategy so that it creates greater social impact and financial returns is even harder. This is the challenge social financiers set themselves, and social impact analysis is needed to help them rise to meet it.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

SC Johnson Expands BoP Product Initiative in Ghana

By Scott Anderson — WDI

This week SC Johnson announced it was expanding the business concept, called WOW, to Yilo Krobo District of southeastern Ghana, and will begin offering newly-bundled mosquito control products as well as home-cleaning products. This comes two years after the initial pilot in Bobikuma, Ghana.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Weekly Roundup 10-18-14

By Scott Anderson — WDI

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