• 27 Jan 2016
    • Akhand Tiwari

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Irene Wagaki

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

      Faculty Image: 
      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,

  • 18 Dec 2015
    • Joyce Murithi

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager - Banking and Financial Services at MicroSave
      Order: 
      8
      External Contributor: 
      No
    • Mike McCaffrey

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

    This is the third blog in a three part series, which compares digital financial service offerings in Kenya.  The

  • 16 Dec 2015
    • Joyce Murithi

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager - Banking and Financial Services at MicroSave
      Order: 
      8
      External Contributor: 
      No
    • Mike McCaffrey

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

    This is the second blog in a three part series, which compares digital financial service offerings in Kenya.  The first blog focused on mobile money

  • 14 Dec 2015
    • Joyce Murithi

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager - Banking and Financial Services at MicroSave
      Order: 
      8
      External Contributor: 
      No
    • Mike McCaffrey

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

    There has been a great deal of international discourse on the topic of mobile money after Kenya’s successful implementation of M-PESA, and as we recently wrote,

  • 13 Nov 2015
    • Dorieke Kuijpers

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Research Project Manager, Digital Financial Insights at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Jeffrey Riecke

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Associate at Accion
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    This blog was originally posted on the CFI Accion Blog

  • 13 Nov 2015
    • Dorieke Kuijpers

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Research Project Manager, Digital Financial Insights at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Jeffrey Riecke

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Associate at Accion
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    This blog was originally posted on the CFI Accion Blog.

    The

  • 03 Nov 2015
    • Maha Khan

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

    While the first blog in this series explained how Indian Government mandates have determined

  • 01 Oct 2015
    • Zeituna Mustafa

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Analyst - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Mike McCaffrey

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

    Equity Bank’s introduction of the thin SIM under the Equitel brand is an important development for the Kenyan financial market as it brings customers more choice in terms of providers, and will hopefully push product innovation further in a market that has

  • 21 Sep 2015
    • Denny George

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager - Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Maha Khan

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

    There is a key difference in how the Digital Financial Services (DFS) market in India has evolved when compared to other countries. While in most countries the expansion of DFS along with agent networks has been driven by profit, the growth of DFS in India has essentially been the result of

  • 17 Aug 2015
    • Annabel Schiff

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager - Digital Finance at MicroSave
      Order: 
      7
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    This blog was originally posted on CGAP

    Change is upon us.  After eight years of market dominance Safaricom’s M-PESA seems to have finally met a potential contender, the banks. 

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