• 03 Aug 2018
    • Dorcas Muthoni

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      Faculty Title: 
      Analyst - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Edward Obiko

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      Faculty Title: 
      Manager - Digital Finance at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    ​We met Cyrus Kibuchi on a Monday morning at Kamangu, a town 40 km from Nairobi. Cyrus works as an agent in Kamangu, and days like this usually find him busy at work. He is an agent who serves seven digital financial services (DFS)

  • 18 Dec 2017
    • Sidra Butt Mughal

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      Senior Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Imran Khan

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      Faculty Title: 
      Independent Research Consultant
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
  • 02 Oct 2017
    • Vera Bersudskaya

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      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Sidra Butt Mughal

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      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Imran Khan

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      Faculty Title: 
      Independent Research Consultant
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    The success of a branchless banking network is entirely dependent on the ability of its agents to deliver high-quality services to the target market, that are in

  • 13 Sep 2017
    • Mike McCaffrey

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      Faculty Title: 
      Principal Consultant - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    The Soul of an Agent Network

    The Helix Institute has evaluated and advised all types of agent networks in countries around the world. Big ones, rural ones, new ones, bank ones, and even imaginary inactive ones. Despite the

  • 04 Sep 2017
    • David Cracknell

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      Faculty Title: 
      Global Technical Director at MicroSave
      Order: 
      3
      External Contributor: 
      No
    • Venkata N. Atluri

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      Faculty Title: 
      Principal Consultant – Digital Financial Services
      Order: 
      6
      External Contributor: 
      No

    "Identification provides a foundation for other rights and gives a voice to the voiceless."- Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa

  • 30 Aug 2017
    • Graham A.N Wright

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      Faculty Title: 
      Group Managing Director at MicroSave
      Order: 
      4
      External Contributor: 
      No
    • Nancy Kiarie

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      Faculty Title: 
      Analyst
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    The blog is based on insightful inputs from Maurice Oyare (PesaPoint), Joseck Mudiri (IFC), Edwin Otieno (Software Group), George Muga (Airtel-Africa), Edwin Odira (Telkom), Paul Langlois-Meurinne (Optimetrics), Nic Wasunna (GSMA) and Wilfred Ndirangu (Eclectics

  • 29 Aug 2017
    • Graham A.N Wright

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Group Managing Director at MicroSave
      Order: 
      4
      External Contributor: 
      No
    • Vera Bersudskaya

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Over the last four years, as part of the Agent Network Accelerator (ANA

  • 29 Aug 2017
    • Nancy Kiarie

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      Faculty Title: 
      Analyst
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Vera Bersudskaya

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Since its launch in 2013, The Helix Institute has offered evidence-based insights, practical training

  • 20 Apr 2017
    • Vera Bersudskaya

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      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Banks eyeing agency banking rollouts in Africa can learn from Kenya

  • 20 Jan 2017
    • Maha Khan

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      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Omar Moeen Malik

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      Faculty Title: 
      Head of Payments, Easypaisa at Telenor Pakistan
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    In 2009, Pakistan spearheaded the over the counter (OTC) transaction revolution. But in the summer of 2017, the digital financial services (DFS) landscape may experience a watershed moment. In June 2016, the

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