Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers

Artificial Intelligence: Practical Superpowers

With knowledge comes power. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful way to harness data into knowledge and into action.  For financial services providers in Africa, the real value of AI and its forms, such as machine learning, lies in practical applications that...
The Impact of Banco Azteca in Peru

The Impact of Banco Azteca in Peru

Despite being one of the most dynamic economies in Latin America, Peru has relatively low levels of financial inclusion. In 2014, only 29% of people aged 15 or older had an account with a financial institution. Banco Azteca began operations in Peru in 2008, and now...
Know Your Customer Requirements for DFS in Uganda

Know Your Customer Requirements for DFS in Uganda

The UNCDF MM4P program contracted BFA to conduct a Study on Know-Your-Customer (KYC) Requirements for Digital Financial Services in Uganda. The key objectives of the study were to: Clarify the KYC requirements for opening and operating different digital financial...