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Digital Financial Inclusion in Practice: Caribbean Brief

WFP can provide first-time access to financial accounts and help governments do the same. This series explores how Country Offices have enabled digital financial inclusion and women’s empowerment through cash transfers.

In the Caribbean, the COVID-19 pandemic catalysed a significant digital transformation, particularly evident in government efforts to digitise social protection payments. WFP is providing technical support to governments across the Caribbean to create more inclusive, efficient and responsive social safety nets through digital payments whilst prioritising the diverse needs of the population, especially those of women.