Practical Insights on Digital Payments

5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

Published on: Nov 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Many countries have launched unprecedented relief packages to cushion the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Information is still limited on how...
Why Do Women Suffer Gender Gaps in COVID-19 Digital Payments?

Why Do Women Suffer Gender Gaps in COVID-19 Digital Payments?

Published on: Oct 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The digitization of cash transfers has emerged as an attractive policy solution for countries seeking to expand social assistance to alleviate the economic hardships...
Ethiopia’s Surprising Progress in Digital Financial Inclusion

Ethiopia’s Surprising Progress in Digital Financial Inclusion

Published on: Nov 19 2018 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Ethiopia’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy, released by the National Bank of Ethiopia in 2017, sets a broad government vision and aggressive targets for...
How Digital Finance is Transforming Agriculture

How Digital Finance is Transforming Agriculture

Published on: Apr 06 2016 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
An estimated 1.5 billion people live in rural households engaged in smallholder agriculture. These smallholder farmers face tremendous challenges in improving their...
Help Build a Cash Transfer Technology Catalog

Help Build a Cash Transfer Technology Catalog

Published on: Mar 09 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The number of technology tools to support digital payments and vouchers can be overwhelming, especially in humanitarian response, where time is limited and situations...
Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Nov 19 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Establishing trust in digital...