Financial inclusion in Rwanda rising, central bank report says

Financial inclusion on the rise, says Rwandan governor

An increased number of commercial bank branches and banking agents in rural parts of the country has helped increase financial inclusion, a report published by the National Bank of Rwanda has said.

The bi-annual monetary policy and financial stability statement, published August 25, highlighted how more Rwandans are gaining access to financial services, with statistics showing financial inclusion is up from 72% in 2012 to 89% in 2015.

"ATMs and mobile money accounts have been major contributors

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