Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mobile Money Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: This photo was taken at the El Joshua Super Agent Office in Abuja, Nigeria in February 2013. El Joshua use to support Mobile Money powered by MTN but are now supporting various bank and third-party mobile … Continue reading

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Better Than Cash: How Governments, Donors, and the Private Sector can support Mobile Money & Mobile Banking

During the 2nd Indian Ocean / South Asia Mobile Payments & Banking Summit 2013, I had the honor of sharing some experiences and updates on the Better Than Cash Alliance and how this can better support the expansion and take up … Continue reading

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Mobile Money Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: This photo was taken while sending money via a Paga agent in Lagos, Nigeria in February 2012. Paga, which only recently started operating in Nigeria, is growing quite rapidly with over 441,000 people having used the service … Continue reading

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Better Than Cash: How Mobile Banking is Saving this Project Time and Money

While this video is not focused on mobile money, it does focus on electronic payments and is a perfect example of the cost savings and efficiency gains that a development project can gain from shifting to electronic payments and mobile … Continue reading

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Mobile Money Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week Last week Friday, I spent the day visiting mobile banking agents of Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd (DBBL) in various parts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. As I mentioned in my predictions for 2013, Bangladesh is definitely moving forward rapidly … Continue reading

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