MM4P

MM4P

Mar 23, 2017

The process for this diagnostic was carried out by the Mobile Money for the Poor programme, in collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Finance, in order to map the landscape of payments by the Government of the Republic of Zambia and to identify which payments are made in cash and what proportion is digitized. The diagnostic used a methodology designed for the Better Than Cash Alliance that has been used in five other countries.

Mar 21, 2017

This diagnostic was carried out by the MM4P, in collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Finance, in order to map the landscape of payments of the Government of the Republic of Zambia and to identify which payments are made in cash and what proportion is digitized. The diagnostic used a methodology designed for the Better Than Cash Alliance that has been used in five other countries.

Mar 21, 2017

The process for this diagnostic was carried out by the MM4P programme, in collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Finance,, in order to map the landscape of payments by the Government of the Republic of Zambia and to identify which payments are made in cash and what proportion is digitized. The diagnostic used a methodology designed for the Better Than Cash Alliance that has been used in five other countries.

Mar 14, 2017
Cotonou, BENIN

Have you ever heard of M-dorado? The all-digital heaven, where digital financial service (DFS) transform - improve- people’s lives, make it easier and more affordable to do business, enhance transparency and defy corruption and bad governance. Without jumping the gun, you can say Africa is well on its way to M-dorado. Take Kenya: in 2015, over 15 million M-Pesa mobile money accounts were active and over 58% of the country’s adult population used a digital wallet.

Feb 22, 2017

A tool for analysing the regulatory frameworks for digital financial services (DFS) in emerging markets.

 

Jan 10, 2017
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Lusaka, ZAMBIA

Understanding your customer is the key to any successful marketing venture. However, too often, products are designed with little knowledge of end users. In this blog post, we describe how human-centered design and iterative testing can support DFS providers in their efforts to improve customer experience and develop products and services that are aligned with customers’ needs.

Mar 10, 2017
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Kampala, UGANDA

The previous post described the current method of payment of social security allowance (SSA) in Nepal and highlighted its perks and drawbacks. This new episode presents a pilot project to digitise SSA payments and discusses a few preliminary insights, ahead of drawing a full lesson in the next post.

Jan 18, 2017
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Monrovia, LIBERIA

With approximately 3.4 bank branches for every 100,000 adults, Liberia is among the countries with the lowest banking penetration in the world. This penetration is set to shrink even further as commercial banks reduce their presence in the country due to severe infrastructural challenges that make traditional banking unsustainable outside the country’s capital Monrovia. Banks also face challenges linked to the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic and falling global commodity prices that have ravaged Liberia’s already fragile economy.

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