Tag: Digitization

Meet Paymenow, a financial wellness app helping South Africans escape debt cycles via access to liquidity
Financial Health |

Meet Paymenow, a financial wellness app helping South Africans escape debt cycles via access to liquidity

Paymenow gives low-income South Africans early access to the wages they have already earned, to smooth their income while...

By Malika Anand
Meet KarmaLife, bringing financial services to gig workers in India
Financial Health |

Meet KarmaLife, bringing financial services to gig workers in India

Digital platforms in India will employ 15 million people by 2021. While these gig-workers are not formally employed by...

By Malika Anand
The Sweet Spot: Designing Credit Solutions For Small Merchants
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

The Sweet Spot: Designing Credit Solutions For Small Merchants

How do you design and pilot a credit solution for small merchants? This new case study from FIBR shares...

By FIBR
The Potential of PAYGo for Achieving Water and Sanitation for All (SDG 6)
PAYGo and Essential Services |

The Potential of PAYGo for Achieving Water and Sanitation for All (SDG 6)

To “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all (SDG 6),” water service providers need to...

By FIBR
Kenyan Banks Feel the Pain — and Now Some Gains — From Digitization
Digital Financial Services |

Kenyan Banks Feel the Pain — and Now Some Gains — From Digitization

Central Bank of Kenya data shows growth in digital channels but lean gains by the Kenyan financial institutions from...

By Stanley Mutinda
FIBR’s Next Generation of Linkages to Financial Services: Betting on PAYGo
PAYGo and Essential Services |

FIBR’s Next Generation of Linkages to Financial Services: Betting on PAYGo

The Promise of Tangible, Flexible and Sustainable Services FIBR is a learning-driven program that seeks to discover how digitizing...

By Abi Steinberg
Can PAYGo Unlock Access to Clean Water?
PAYGo and Essential Services |

Can PAYGo Unlock Access to Clean Water?

A Prepayment Model to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of Providing Water as Household-Level Service You’ve probably heard about...

By Abi Steinberg
Realities of Digitizing PAYGo Operations in an Unbundled World
PAYGo and Essential Services |

Realities of Digitizing PAYGo Operations in an Unbundled World

Digitization Helped PEG Africa Increase Efficiency, Data Visibility and Agent Satisfaction Digitizing operations for PAYGo 2.0 providers seems like...

By Jacob Winiecki
Can Tech Humanize Microfinance? An Unexpected Benefit of Going Digital
Digital Financial Services |

Can Tech Humanize Microfinance? An Unexpected Benefit of Going Digital

Co-written by Laura Cojocaru     Until recently, CEP (a microfinance institution in Vietnam) operated similarly to most MFIs:...

By Kelly Nguyen
Person-to-government (P2G) payment digitisation: Lessons from Kenya
Digital Financial Services |

Person-to-government (P2G) payment digitisation: Lessons from Kenya

This report by GSMA looks deep into how mobile money has shaped the Kenyan P2G payments journey, based on...

By BFA GLOBAL