Melissa Rousset

Posts by Melissa Rousset

Financial Inclusion of low income earners- A Fintech success story

Bernie Akporiaye launched MaTontine in 2015. His objective was to provide a digital financial services platform so as to unlock access to financial services for the financially excluded in Africa. MaTontine goes back to a system used all over Africa called Tontines in Francophone Africa and sometimes called saving circles in other parts of Africa. Read more about this success story.

Making Digital Financial Services relevant in the lives of users – Assessment of money management tools and practices in Côte d’Ivoire.

Although the digital finance market is growing in Côte d’Ivoire, the activity rate of subscribers remains low. Clients do not use digital financial services because the current offering does not meet their financial management practices and needs. This study focuses on the identity of the low activity rate of financial users and it specifically proposes […]