Digital Savings Groups

Digital Savings Groups

Savings groups play an important role for individuals who lack options to save large amounts of money or have limited to no options to borrow. AKF designed and built a specialized platform aimed at enabling savings groups in Southern Tanzania to operate digitally with...
Know Your Customer Requirements for Digital Financial Services

Know Your Customer Requirements for Digital Financial Services

The United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) program contracted BFA to conduct a Study on KYC Requirements for Digital Financial Services in Uganda. The key objectives of the study were to: Clarify the Know Your Customer (KYC)...
Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) Payments Diagnostics

Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) Payments Diagnostics

UNCDF/BTCA contracted BFA to conduct diagnostics of the payments systems and incentives for digital payments in Ghana and Vietnam. The deliverable for this project is a report that details the value and volume of digital and paper-based payments, trajectories for...
Catalyst Fund

Catalyst Fund

Catalyst Fund specializes in early-stage venture building targeting low-income customers in emerging markets, and fosters learning for the ecosystem to unlock capital and spur innovation for financial inclusion. Managed by BFA, the program was founded in 2016 with the...
AKF Digital Savings Group Alpha Pilot

AKF Digital Savings Group Alpha Pilot

BFA supported the Aga Khan Foundation in Tanzania to design and test a digital savings group product which could be used and scaled in a reduced cost acquisition model by a private financial services provider. BFA provided critical support to the work to articulate...