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 Social Finance Programme - ILO
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Description: Social Finance is using financial instruments to promote Decent Work. It means finance - sustainable finance - with a social goal. It is about credit, savings and other products that help the poor to cope better with risk, take advantage of  income-generating opportunities, organize and have a voice.  Social Finance is also about promoting and encouraging those institutions that cater to the financial needs of the working poor, including women groups and small and medium enterprises that create jobs.  Social Finance is about financial sector policies that set incentives to open up the financial to the working majority and create an  enabling environment in which microfinance institutions can operate.

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