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...
OPTIX

OPTIX

OPTIX is an initiative co-designed by global consulting firm BFA and Metlife Foundation and fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. It aims to help financial institutions better understand the lives and needs of low-income customers and ensure they...
InFocus

InFocus

The InFocus project examined the experiences of four developing country banks that have specific savings account offerings targeted toward low-income populations. In this knowledge-building exercise which was sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
Business Case Segmentation and Strategy for Savings Products

Business Case Segmentation and Strategy for Savings Products

BFA worked closely with senior management and staff at Opportunity Bank Limited Uganda (OBUL, an implementing partner institution of Opportunity International, the global microfinance network) to develop an activity-based costing methodology for their business, with a...
Flexipay Payment System

Flexipay Payment System

Flexipay is a blended financing concept, designed to help low-income families meet large financing needs, like school fees. Flexipay enables families to pool resources from their social networks transparently, pay their own bills in a flexible way, and (potentially)...