In sub-Saharan Africa, economic shocks have compounded persistent economic challenges, exacerbating vulnerability.
This article, the introduction to a special issue of Global Social Welfare, describes the origins of the Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa initiative, a broad effort to mitigate financial hardship and vulnerability through scalable, innovative financial capability programs and policies.
Project: Financial Capability & Asset Building in Africa (FCAB Africa)
Ansong, D., Okumu, M., & Koomson, I. (2023). Financial capability in Africa: Innovation through evidence, practice, and policy [Special issue introduction]. Global Social Welfare, 10(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40609-022-00256-5