• 10 Jan 2017
    • Akhand Tiwari

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      Senior Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Bhavana Srivastava

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      Associate Director - Business Development & Project Management
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Pragya Jain

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      Quant Expert (M&E) at MicroSave
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      Yes

    The Helix Institute of Digital Finance recently concluded the second wave of the Agent Network Accelerator (ANA) study in Bangladesh, which, along with a number of other key findings, highlights the

  • 11 Oct 2016
    • Annabel Schiff

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      Senior Manager - Digital Finance at MicroSave
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      7
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Discussions around Master Agents are often confusing.  This confusion usually stems from the varying terms used to describe them. While to some providers they are ‘Aggregators’, to

  • 30 Aug 2016
    • Akhand Tiwari

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      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Maha Khan

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      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Research Manager, Digital Financial Insights at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Patrick, Deputy Manager of Operations of a digital financial service provider in Zambia, was on his quarterly monitoring visit in Kafue, 60 kilometres from Lusaka, when he, yet

  • 20 Jun 2016
    • Maha Khan

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      Senior Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Anup Singh

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      Principal Consultant
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      Yes

    Walking through the markets of Senegal and Pakistan, you will easily hear ‘Warimako!’, and ‘Easypaisa kara lo!’  These phrases have morphed into a catch-all for mobile money transfers—

  • 17 Jun 2016
    • Dorcas Muthoni

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      Faculty Title: 
      Analyst - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Mohit Saini

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      Faculty Title: 
      Assistant Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Kritika Shukla

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      Faculty Title: 
      Assistant Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Piyush Singh

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      Assistant Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Priya Garg

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      Assistant Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    In India, 

  • 31 May 2016
    • Melissa Rousset

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      Faculty Title: 
      Project Manager - Digital Financial Insights
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Sabine Some - Mensah

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      Faculty Title: 
      Technical Specialist Digital Finance at UNCDF
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Warimako ! – a Wolof expression translating to “Send me money”– is embedded in Senegalese vernacular, demonstrating the widespread adoption of Over-the-Counter (OTC) money transfers in this market.

  • 24 May 2016
    • Melissa Rousset

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      Faculty Title: 
      Project Manager - Digital Financial Insights
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Sabine Some - Mensah

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      Faculty Title: 
      Technical Specialist Digital Finance at UNCDF
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Warimako ! – expression wolof qui signifie « Envoie-moi de l’argent » en français – fait désormais partie du vocabulaire courant au Sénégal, symbolique d’un marché où dominent les transferts d’argent

  • 12 May 2016
    • Melissa Rousset

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      Faculty Title: 
      Project Manager - Digital Financial Insights
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • David Mugabi

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      Assistant Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    It’s a common belief that agents in rural regions need more cash than e-float to meet the demand of their customers, while in urban areas cash-in and cash-out transactions balance themselves out. The

  • 06 Apr 2016
    • Jacqueline Jumah

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      Faculty Title: 
      Manager - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance at MicroSave
      Order: 
      7
      External Contributor: 
      No

    Typhoons are great engines of destruction. When a typhoon makes landfall it often produces a devastating storm surge that destroys everything in its path without mercy. The best defence against a typhoon is an accurate forecast

  • 27 Jan 2016
    • Akhand Tiwari

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      Senior Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Irene Wagaki

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      Faculty Title: 
      Assistant Manager- Digital Financial Services at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Nandini Harihareswara

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      Faculty Title: 
      Digital Finance Country Technical Specialist at UNCDF
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Zambia introduced Digital Financial Services (DFS) to the world with the launch of Celpay in 2002. Celpay’s offering to Zambians was somewhat similar to Safaricom’s ‘microfinance credit re-payment’ product,

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