The impact of mobile money on poverty

This research brief outlines key findings on the impact of mobile money on poverty. It shares evidence from a range of studies about the effects of mobile money on individuals and households and about the user experience of payment transfers enabled by mobile phones. The data is sourced from a variety of mobile money providers and platforms in countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Bangladesh, Uganda, Malawi, Niger, and Sri Lanka.

  • Date: 01/04/2021
  • Sector: Any
  • Topics: Digital technology, Gender equality
  • Regions: Global
  • Resource type: Publications
  • Institutions: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation