Tag Archives: GCASH

Moving from Mobile Money to Digital Financial Services for Financial Inclusion

In this webinar put on by Making Cents and Chemonics International, I shared updates on the growing shift from mobile money to broader digital financial services to promote financial inclusion. These broader services include greater integration and convergence of electronic funds … Continue reading

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Offering Digital Financial Services to Promote Financial Inclusion: Lessons We’ve Learned

There continues to be significant interest in using new technologies to provide for greater financial inclusion. While much of the excitement has been focused on mobile financial services, we are seeing a shift to a broader focus on a range … Continue reading

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Lesson #4: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Convenience & Access

This blog post is the fourth in a ten part series of articles covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion. When you are dealing with people’s funds, having rapid, reliable, and convenient access to … Continue reading

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Mobile Money Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week This photo was taken in a mobile money agent shop in the town of Lucban, Quezon, Philippines on May 15, 2013. Productive mobile money agents usually provide services for more than one mobile money operator in … Continue reading

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Mobile Money-Enabled Micro-Donations – An Interesting Use Case

Recently, Globe Telecom’s GCASH launched a new donation drive to support a local well-known children’s charity called Bantay Bata.  According to Paolo Baltao, president of GCASH operator G-Xchange Inc. (GXI), “GCASH subscribers can donate any amount, even as low as one peso, and … Continue reading

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One of the Secrets to Getting Mobile Money Users to be Active = Payroll + Use Cases

One of the secrets to getting mobile money subscribers to become active users is getting them on a mobile money-enabled payroll. We learned this early on in the Philippines when we saw how much more active those receiving part or … Continue reading

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Lesson #3: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Focus on Building Trust

This blog post is the third in a ten part series of articles covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion. When providing any financial service, especially one built on a technology platform, trust is essential.  … Continue reading

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BPI Globe BanKO: Offering Unique Mobile Money-Enabled Bank Accounts

In this photo taken at BPI Globe BanKO’s (BanKO) Head Office in San Juan, Manila, Donna, a yaya (nanny) and Nora, a maid, both working in Makati City, Philippines are opening up mobile money-enabled bank accounts. Their employer has agreed … Continue reading

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Lesson #2: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Strategic Partnerships are Key (part 2)

            This blog post is the second of two parts on Lesson #2: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Strategic Partnerships are Key and is part of a series covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile … Continue reading

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Lesson #2: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Strategic Partnerships are Key (part 1)

This blog post is the first of two parts on Lesson #2: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Strategic Partnerships are Key and is part of a series covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial … Continue reading

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