Combating fraud in the lending ecosystem: Your role as a digital lender
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Combating fraud in the lending ecosystem: Your role as a digital lender

Fraudsters bank on your silence and my silence to thrive; they are aware that their victims will stay quiet, as they may face jeers and sneers if they admit to getting scammed. Hence, these grifters continue to succeed in their dishonest schemes. How then do we combat fraud?

4 alternative lending channels to reach underserved borrowers
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4 alternative lending channels to reach underserved borrowers

Most African countries need easier access to credit. While there has been substantial progress over the past decade, access to finance remains a daunting constraint in Africa. So, how do we connect with these underserved populations and bring credit closer to them?

Why Credit Scoring is Important to Lending
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Why Credit Scoring is Important to Lending

A big determinant in whether you decide to lend a borrower money or not is the confidence you have in the borrower’s ability and willingness to pay you back your money. We have mentioned before that their ability and willingness to return your money are two very different things. Just because someone has the means to pay their debts doesn’t mean […]