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EFInA Announces its Sixth Request for Proposals (RFP 6) for the Innovation Grant
25 March 2015

EFInA is pleased to announce its sixth Request for Proposals (RFP 6) for the Innovation Grant. RFP 6 has two windows.  All applicants can apply for Window 1 or Window 2 or both, if applicable. The deadline for the RFP is 6:00pm on May 11, 2015.

Window one will only consider proposals that aim to build pervasive agent networks in rural areas, in order to enhance financial access points and thereby signify increase in the uptake and usage of formal financial products/services by the low income population.

Window two will only consider proposals that aim to promote the uptake and usage of digital financial services by women. Digital Financial Services (DFS) are the range of financial products/services that people can access electronically, e.g., through their mobile phones. Paying for the following financial transactions will be considered: goods and services, utility bills, hospital bills, insurance, school fees, pensions, e.t.c; as well as government-to-person payments; sending/receiving money; saving money; and loan disbursements/repayments.

For more information, please visit http://www.efina.org.ng/InnovationRFP/