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Practicing what we Preach: Initiating Bulk Payment Disbursements

Practicing what we Preach: Initiating Bulk Payment Disbursements

The Tigo Ghana head office sits on a shady, surprisingly quiet road in central Accra, nestled next to government buildings and museums. An office on the top floor of the three-story building is home to the mobile network operator’s Mobile Financial Services (MFS) division, known as TigoCash.

Digital Cash Transfers in Liberia

Digital Cash Transfers in Liberia

As cash transfers become an increasingly respected and relied-upon method of delivering relief to communities affected by conflict and environmental disasters, NGOs working in the humanitarian space will more frequently be required to manage networks of merchants and agents in their roles as disbursers of international funding.

Empowering Women with Digital Financial Services

Empowering Women with Digital Financial Services

Researchers and implementers have long known that women play a central role in financing family and community needs. What we are now finding is that DFS tools can enhance their role.

Insights on G2P Payments in Papua, Indonesia

Insights on G2P Payments in Papua, Indonesia

Recent developments in technology and regulatory environments in Indonesia mean that G2P payments could potentially be delivered using locally-based agents and low-cost payment instruments such as electronic money or branchless banking.