Since the launch of M-PESA in 2007 the story of digital finance in Kenya has been synonymous with that of the story of M-PESA. However, data just released from The Helix Institute of Digital Financeshows that this now seems to be changing, which is exciting to watch, and also important understand. In 2013, The Helix Institute survey of over 2,000 agents […]
Tanzania is often cited as a model competitive market in digital financial services (DFS) with the three major providers healthily competing against one another. However, the story is a bit more complicated than that, and to really understand market dynamics in Tanzania it helps to examine competition from a few angles, and on a more […]
Integrating Social Performance Management into Governance of MFIs
This note focuses on effective designing of motivation packages for staff as well as putting in place client protection measures for preventing over-indebtedness, fraud, client privacy along with other aspects.
In this video, Senior Microfinance Specialist of CGAP Syed Hashemi talks about the common vision of Muhammad Yunus and Fazle Hasan Abed i.e social transformation. Hashemi describes the different methods followed by both leaders to build a society where the poor were integrated in the development process. He explains in detail about the organisational structure […]