This article was first published in the Autumn 2014 issue of Finance on Windows
Tell us about your department at the Gates Foundation. Why was it set up?
I work in the ‘Financial Services for the Poor’ department. Our goal is to help the 2.5 billion poor people who don’t have access to financial services by increasing their access to better financial tools. Despite being poor, these people don’t stay in a constant state of poverty – they have fluctuations in…