Tag: Payments

MTN MoMo Pay Merchant Payments: Expanding Women’s Mobile Money Use in Ghana
Digital Financial Services |

MTN MoMo Pay Merchant Payments: Expanding Women’s Mobile Money Use in Ghana

MTN Ghana launched a merchant payment service in January 2017 called MoMo Pay to increase mobile money use in...

By BFA GLOBAL
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
How financial institutions can deliver payment flexibility using lessons from PAYGo solar
PAYGo and Essential Services |

How financial institutions can deliver payment flexibility using lessons from PAYGo solar

Technology-enabled pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) has unlocked millions of loans in the off-grid solar sector, and the model is already being...

By Jacob Winiecki
Lean user research: How Diin sequenced data analysis and user interviews to generate insights
Inclusive Fintech |

Lean user research: How Diin sequenced data analysis and user interviews to generate insights

Startups typically chase growth by acquiring more and more customers. It is tempting to interpret more customers as a...

By Malika Anand
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
Inclusive Fintech in Practice: Chipper Cash Illustrates Three Key Ways to Tackle Cross-Border Payments in Africa
Inclusive Fintech |

Inclusive Fintech in Practice: Chipper Cash Illustrates Three Key Ways to Tackle Cross-Border Payments in Africa

The mobile money revolution in East Africa has yet to extend to cross-border transactions, even as the region is becoming...

By Akansha Kasera
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
Visiting a Merchant Shop in Kibera in VR
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Visiting a Merchant Shop in Kibera in VR

An Immersive Experience with Informal Retailers in Africa Produced and Developed by: Abi Steinberg, Videographer and Director: Adam Wisema...

By Abi Steinberg
Potential for Mobile Money in Vietnam
Digital Financial Services |

Potential for Mobile Money in Vietnam

Co-authored with Ashirul Amin & Laura Cojocaru   Early adopters in Ho Chi Minh City embrace payments but mobile...

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