According to a 2012 World Bank study, only 26 per cent of women in India have an account with a formal financial institution.
What does FFI stand for?
FFI stands for Formal Financial Institution
This definition appears rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Business, finance, etc.
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We have 125 other meanings of FFI in our Acronym Attic
- Fixed and Flashing
- Flame Failure Indicator
- Flexible Film Isolator
- Fonds Francophone des Inforoutes (French: Francophone Information Highway Fund; est. 1998)
- Football Frontier International
- For Further Information
- Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur (WWII, French Resistance Army)
- Foreign Financial Institution
- Foreign Function Interface
- Forest Frontiers Initiative
- Forsvarets Forsknings Institutt
- Forum Francophone International (French: International Francophone Forum)
- Fotografie Forum International (German photography forum)
- Fraction of Failures Isolated
- Fraction of Faults Isolated
- France Finance Investissement (French investment company)
- Fraternité Francophone Internationale (French: Francophone International Fraternity)
- Free from Infection
- Freight Forwarder Instructions (FIATA form)
- French Forces of the Interior (WWII)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Both licit and illicit transactions, regardless of size, are frequently done outside of formal financial institutions and are difficult to monitor.
Lack of access to formal financial institutions makes it difficult for adults to securely save for the future and borrow to make important investments in their education or businesses.
Established in June 1999 by the German and Namibian government, the Small Business Credit Guarantee Trust, has been set up to facilitate and assist the small entrepreneurs to have access to commercial loans from formal financial institutions, offering small and medium enterprises not only financial solutions but also mentorship and monitoring.
Currently, 24% of adults in sub-Saharan Africa say they have an account with a formal financial institution, according to recent research conducted by Gallup in association with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank.
Worldwide, 22 per cent of adults report having saved at a formal financial institution in the past 12 months, according to the World Bank's Global Financial Inclusion Database, or Global Findex.
Waly pointed out that engaging in microfinance often allows unbanked individuals, currently around 90 percent of Egyptians, to first interact with a formal financial institution and possibly graduate to traditional loans and savings.