Tag: FIBR

How to design PAYGo operational models to improve repayment
PAYGo and Essential Services |

How to design PAYGo operational models to improve repayment

There has been a lot of work exploring why some pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar customers stop paying after they are...

By Jacob Winiecki
The Gig is Up FIBR x Quartz Podcast Series
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

The Gig is Up FIBR x Quartz Podcast Series

The Gig is Up is a three-part podcast series discussing the global gig economy covering everything from the disruption...

By BFA GLOBAL
The power of flexibility: How innovative payment models can expand access to energy services
PAYGo and Essential Services |

The power of flexibility: How innovative payment models can expand access to energy services

In the past eight years, over 10 million people in emerging economies have acquired modern energy for the first...

By Jacob Winiecki
Keeping Machine Learning Honest! The need for the truthalizer
Digital Financial Services |

Keeping Machine Learning Honest! The need for the truthalizer

Machine learning (ML) provides institutions with predictive analytics that leverage large amounts of both historical and continually-generated data to...

By Ashirul Amin
The Best of Both Worlds: Decoupling Financing from Distribution through FSP-Led PAYGo
PAYGo and Essential Services |

The Best of Both Worlds: Decoupling Financing from Distribution through FSP-Led PAYGo

  In just eight years over three million PAYGo solar systems have been sold, and over $1B has been...

By Jacob Winiecki
Work with What You’ve Got to Offer MSME Credit
Digital Financial Services |

Work with What You’ve Got to Offer MSME Credit

The Case in Kenya Starting from the Microfinance Bill in 2006 up to the runaway success of the mobile...

By Shirley Mburu
Promising AI Applications to Help Shopkeepers Manage Business
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Promising AI Applications to Help Shopkeepers Manage Business

Four Lessons for Training Computer Vision Models Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies offer many opportunities to augment and extend business...

By Javier Linares
Machine Learning in PAYGo: What You Need to Know Before You Jump In
PAYGo and Essential Services |

Machine Learning in PAYGo: What You Need to Know Before You Jump In

Last summer, we published a post that described how ZOLA Electric uses Machine Learning (ML) to predict which of...

By Jacob Winiecki
What Happens on Uber Should Stay on Uber
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

What Happens on Uber Should Stay on Uber

Are Reputational Ratings Favorable for Drivers? As platform-mediated livelihoods grow around the world, many are contemplating how to ensure...

By Julie Zollmann
How Small Merchants Use Social Media to Sell Online in Africa
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

How Small Merchants Use Social Media to Sell Online in Africa

Superplatforms & Small Merchants Series #2 Meet Agnes, Moses, & Anita Traditional, “informal” retailers dominate the commercial landscape in...

By Anne Gachoka