Mpesa, mobile money transfer tool, is the very best example of success when it comes to financial inclusion. Mobile banking products have gradually become famous in many developing nations for making debit and credit transfers, bill payments, and online purchases; catering to unbanked population and helping them with local money transfers. And, Mpesa is no […]
Level One Project is an initiative by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to achieve not only greater financial inclusion, but to develop frameworks and solutions so that 2.5 billion unbanked people can have access to better financial services tomorrow.
Financial Inclusion in Africa I recently visited the continent of Africa for the first time landing in Tanzania, the land of Kilimanjaro. My goal amongst other things was to understand financial inclusion in Africa and why it is so successful? Of particular importance to me was the success of mobile payments.
Karandaaz Pakistan, a company that was setup in Pakistan with investment/aid from multiple agencies to increase financial inclusion in Pakistan, went live on the Internet today. Their website can be seen at: http://karandaaz.com.pk/