Tag Archives: MPESA

Tendencias en Servicios Financieros Digitales y Inclusión Financiera

Esta presentación fue preparada por el Banco Central de Costa Rica para aprender sobre los nuevos servicios financieros digitales que apoyan la inclusión financiera.

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How to manage all your financial affairs from a $20 mobile phone

The following article was written by Leo Mirani from Quartz digital magazine.  “I feel like a caveman who’s just been handed a Bic lighter,” reported Charles Graeber, a writer for Bloomberg Businessweek who recently went to Nairobi to check out M-Pesa, Kenya’s … Continue reading

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African Central Bankers Meet to Expand Digital Financial Inclusion

The 2nd African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) Leaders Roundtable meeting held 4-6 February 2014 in Naivasha, Kenya, was a historic event and tremendous step forward in moving the region toward collectively focusing on harnessing and further enabling … Continue reading

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The facts of the online and mobile payment systems in Tanzania, recap of the last Mobile Monday.

Originally posted on TANZICT:
On Monday, 20th of January 2014 Buni space in cooperation with the Mobile Monday team organized a Mobile Monday session with the theme “Status of Mobile and Online Payment in Tanzania” The Percentage of M-Pesa users is 53,…

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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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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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Lesson #1 Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Develop a Road Map

This is the first in a ten-part series covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion. The idea for these series of blog articles came during the recent 6th Mobile Commerce Summit Asia. What surprised … Continue reading

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The Debate over MNO-led or Bank-led Mobile Money Strategy in Nigeria – the Perspective of a Super Agent

This video featured an interview with a mobile money super agent who has provided agent training for several mobile money operators in Nigeria including MTN.  MTN had to suspend its mobile money service in late 2012 since the Central Bank’s … 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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