EFIN - a EU Network to tackle financial exclusion
The fight against financial exclusion...
EFIN bases its actions upon the objective to tackle financial exclusion which refers to ”a process whereby people encounter difficulties accessing and/or using financial services and products in the mainstream market that are appropriate to their needs and enable them to lead a normal social life in the society in which they belong”.
...is a common bond for a large range of stakeholders
The European Financial Inclusion Network (EFIN) is a coalition of European stakeholders (institutions and individuals) involved in financial inclusion, including:
• European networks active in a more specific area of financial inclusion • Public institutions • Trade Unions • NGOs • Universities and Research institutes • Consumer protection organisations • Financial education practitioners • Debt counselling organisations representatives • Financial Institutions • Bank Associations