Welcome to the first stage of the Nestor Espenilla Jr. Financial Inclusion Innovation Award process!

This Award aims to recognize AFI members that demonstrate outstanding commitment towards innovation and use of technology to advance financial inclusion.
Please note this Award is only open to AFI member institutions. For details on eligibility and assessment criteria, please see here.

To nominate an institution for this Award, you have to fill out and submit this Nomination Form. There are 2 sections of the Form. Both sections must be completed for the entry to be eligible for the Award.

Section 1 includes a set of questions that will help AFI understand and evaluate your institution’s achievements till date in relation to use of innovation and technology for financial inclusion.

Section 2 requires you to submit an overview of an Innovation Project that aligns with your institution’s innovation agenda and priorities. AFI will support the winner in implementing this Innovation Project.

Please ensure you read the eligibility and assessment criteria and terms and conditions available here. Once you click
SUBMIT you will not be able to make any changes to the form. You may click on the BACK button to review and edit your responses.

Nomination forms must be submitted online before 23:59 Malaysia time (UTC +8 hours) on Thursday, 30 June 2022.

Should you have any queries regarding this nomination form or the Award, please email

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