Brief: Digital Wages for Decent Work in Kenya

In Kenya, 78 per cent of wage earners now receive digital payments, a remarkable increase from 55 per cent in 2014, thanks to mobile money innovations. However, challenges remain in transitioning from cash wages to responsible digital payments. Together with Regio Trade, we conducted an assessment, focusing on the tea and cut-flower sectors. This analysis provides insights for employers, financial institutions, and the government to ensure a responsible transition and maximize the benefits of digital wages.