What impact does social distancing have on global remittances?
Measures such as social distancing to curb the spread of Coronavirus have handicapped people used to cash-to-cash transactions. Migrants and their families have not been spared. This blog focuses on the extent to which digital channels provide attractive alternatives and opportunities for partnerships between money transfer services, governments and FinTechs to ease this challenge.
Demand analysis on remittances in West African Francophone countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal
Countries in West Africa, with their large inflow of remittances, offer opportunities to create cash-to-account services linked to demand-driven value-added services. This report highlights barriers and opportunities in the use of remittances in formal financial services.
A wide variety of FinTech firms are emerging globally and indeed, also in Uganda. These firms are offering new products and services underpinned by new technologies. There is much hope that these new approaches to delivering financial products and services offer the potential to bring about benefits to consumers in terms of increased access, speed, […]