• Core Agent Network Accelerator (CANA 4), March 2015

    Course Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Number of Participants: 21

    Countries Represented: 12

    Number of Clients Providers are Serving: Over 125 million

    Number of Clients Already Migrated to DFS Business: Over 27 million

  • Core Agent Network Accelerator (CANA 3), March 2015

    Course Location: Bali, Indonesia

    Number of Participants: 21

    Countries Represented: 7

    Number of Clients Providers are Serving: Over 140 million

    Number of Clients Already Migrated to DFS Business: Over 5 million

  • UNCDF Malawi Core ANA Training - February 2015

    Course Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

    Number of Participants: 18

     

    This was a course for UNCDF's MM4P partners in Malawi. If you are interested in running an in-house training for your organisation please get in touch at:info@helix-institute.com 

  • Women's World Bank In-House Core ANA Training - January 2015

    Course Location: Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

    Number of Participants: 19

     

    This was a dedicated Women's World Bank course held in Dar-es-Salaam. If you are interested in running an in-house training for your organisation please get in touch at: info@helix-institute.com 

  • Google Customised Core ANA Training - November 2014

    Course Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Number of Participants: 9

    Countries Represented: 2

    This was a dedicated Google training course held in Nairobi. If you are interested in an in-house training for your organisation please get in touch at: info@helix-institute.com

  • Ecobank Customised Core ANA Training - September 2014

    Course Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Number of Participants: 15

    Countries Represented: 9

    This was a dedicated Ecobank training course held in Nairobi. If you are interested in an in-house training for your organisation please get in touch at: info@helix-institute.com

  • Advanced Agent Network Accelerator (AANA 3), Sept 2014

    Course Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Number of Participants: 19

    Countries Represented: 7

    Number of Clients Providers are Serving: Over 59 million

    Number of Clients Already Migrated to DFS Business: Over 15 million

  • Core Agent Network Accelerator (CANA 2), August 2014

    Course Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Number of Participants: 14

    Countries Represented: 7

    Number of Clients Providers are Serving: Over 45 million 

    Number of Clients Already Migrated to DFS Business: Over 2 million

  • FINCA In-House Core ANA Training - May 2014

    Course Location: Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

    Number of Participants: 22

    Countries Represented: 6

     

    This was a dedicated FINCA course held in Dar-es-Salaam. If you are interested in an in-house training for your organisation please get in touch at: info@helix-institute.com

  • Advanced Agent Network Accelerator (AANA 2), April 2014

    Course Location: Nairobi, Kenya

    Number of Participants: 16

    Countries Represented: 7

    Number of Clients Providers are Serving: Over 87 million 

    Number of Clients Already Migrated to DFS Business: Over 75 million

Past Expert Speakers

Our world-class training courses are enhanced by: field visits to review and analyse successful agent networks, a faculty that has worked with leading deployments around the world, extraordinary peer-to-peer learning opportunities and expert guest lectures from leading practitioners.

Please see below a list of our Expert Speakers that have trained participants on past Helix training courses.

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    Guest Name: 
    Dennis Njau
    Job Title: 
    Head of Channels - Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)
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    Guest Name: 
    Dylan Higgins
    Job Title: 
    CEO - Kopo Kopo
  • Guest Image: 
    Guest Name: 
    Frederik Eijkman
    Job Title: 
    CEO Pep Intermedius
  • Guest Image: 
    Guest Name: 
    Joseck Mudiri
    Job Title: 
    Senior Operations Officer IFC - Expert on Fraud
  • Guest Image: 
    Guest Name: 
    Jennifer Barassa
    Job Title: 
    CEO Top Image - a leading agent marketing firm with operations in six countries
Helix Testimonials

The Helix Institute of Digital Finance launched its inaugural training course in November 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. Since then we have trained 267 visionary participants from 115 roll-outs across the developing world. Participants from banks, MNOs and third party providers have left the course with cutting-edge insights and strategic action plans focused on either the initial roll-out and scaling phase of building their new agent network, or managing a large agent networks on a national scale.   Please read some of our testimonials below from our ex-alumni:

  • "The highlight for me was to hear the trainers refer with excellent context to ʺwe did this and thatʺ when we worked at company X. Such content & context moves the training ideas from theoretical concepts to actual actionable knowledge.''

    Jeremiah Kamau
    Program Manager - Google Kenya
  • “This was truly a great opportunity to understand DFS across EA and Asia. I am truly privileged to be among those who have attended. I highly appreciate the training materials and workbooks...and hope to receive future invitations to participate in these forums.”

    Gloria Njiu
    M-PESA Sales & Distribution Manager - Vodacom Tanzania
  • “I came into this course with high expectations. At the close of the first day, not only did the trainers & content exceed my expectations, but also left me hungry for more. A plethora of information and a matchless learning experience...Keep it up Helix.”

    Mehboob Ali Shah
    Manager - Mobile Financial Services Planning - Telenor Pakistan (EasyPaisa)
  • “I don’t think I’ve ever felt so “accomplished” upon leaving a training. All the trainers were phenomenal teachers & their teaching style engaging & superbly informative...I would recommend this course to both novice and experienced DFS professionals.”

    Partha Sannigrahi
    Zonal Business Manager - Eko Financial Services - India
  • "I am now more than inducted into DFS operating insights. The course gives an overview of the DFS considerations which gives a structured approach to implementation of the various DFS activities.”

    Juliet T. Kugonzebwa
    Senior Manager - Mobile Money Operations - MTN Uganda
  • “The depth of the faculty is unprecedented...It’s unbelievable that a training of such quality and depth could be put together in Africa.”

    Ayo Oladimeji
    Product Manager, Mobile Payment Services - eTranzact - Nigeria
  • “CANA was a 5 star training program designed for a starting agency banking business like our own."

    Peter Kawumi
    Head of Payments and Alternate Channels - Equity Bank Uganda Ltd
  • “The CANA training has changed my perspective & improved my capacity in the area of agent network development & management. Its expert presentations and field visits were revealing & educative and have prepared me for challenges in DFS.”

    Azu Jude Onuoha
    Brand Executive - Fortis Mobile Money – Nigeria
  • "The training course is an excellent tool to catapult performance levels and set an acceleration in the strategic direction in DFS space.'

    Sarang Vaidya
    Head of National Sales - HDFC Bank Ltd
  • "This was the best workshop I have ever attended. The venue, materials and facilitation was excellent. I would recommend the training to all those in the DFS space interested in seeing real progress in their business."

    Stephen Waiswa
    Airtel Money Corporate Sales Manager - Airtel Uganda
  • "If countries want to develop mobile money deployments it is a must to follow and participate in this training."

    Sumedi Nalia
    Senior Product Manager - Bank Mandiri
  • "I got a lot of knowledge from this DFS course as well as more content to implement in our country. I would definitely recommend this course to others. If anyone wants to establish this business, they must take this course."

    Sadab Tabani
    Senior Executive, Distribution & Retail Sales - Grameenphone (Banlgadesh)
  • "The most valuable thing I learnt is you do not just copy and paste what other markets have done, because every market has its own dynamics....This course was so comprehensive. Anyone who plans to go into this space definitely has to go through Helix."

    Jacqueline Mpare
    Head, Branchless Banking, Cards & E-Banking - Ecobank Ghana
  • "I would strongly recommend this course to others, the course is very comprehensive and covers all areas of digital finance."

    Chris Sukasuka
    Retail Manager - Airtel Malawi
  • "The course was very intensive, the material covered very comprehensive, it is a valuable course for both those who have already rolled out DFS and those who are preparing to. Lots of learning on best practices."

    Samuel Kimati
    Innovations & Strategic Partnerships Advisor - Family Bank Kenya
  • "I think it is very important for all mobile money operators, regardless if they're bank or MNO. They must attend and ensure that they learn all the best practices which make mobile money become successful in the market."

    Shahjalal Uddin
    General Manager - Robi Axiata