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Good day, how may I help you?

Good day, how may I help you?

By Jitske Cnossen Cactus is one of Zoona’s largest partners in Zambia. They have a little over 50 well located...

Enabling Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle

Enabling Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle

By Juan David Nuñez Hurtado What is the ‘missing middle’? And why is it so important for financial institutions? An...

Election time in Zambia!

By Jitske Cnossen On 11 August 2016, Zambia’s presidential and legislative election will take place. During this national vote, Edgar...

UGAFODE savings group counts their savings for deposit before mobile money

Mobile Money & Savings: How UGAFODE Reaches Rural Uganda

By Jacqueline van Hartley in collaboration with David Muheirwe In 2011 only 20% of Uganda’s population was served by banks....

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Connections in the Field Strengthen an Interconnected World

By Andrea Horak Can you remember what life was like without access to a smartphone or the internet? Even if...

Transport of booths in Zoona truck

If you want to get the job done, better do it yourself.

By Jitske Cnossen When I joined Zoona’s set-up team for a day, I witnessed a very smooth transportation and installment...

Liping Li, an SME small business owner, sells her wares in Songshan district, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

SME Enterprise Solutions: A fintech Investor’s Perspective

By Will Rayner and Amee Patel Over the past few months, we’ve seen the emergence of an exciting new class of enterprise...

On-boarding at Zoona

By Jitske Cnossen Accion’s Ambassadors program offers me the opportunity to work for a little over two months at Zoona....

Big Data: Big Risk, Big Return

By Dwijo Goswami How ‘big’ is Big Data? This question is often confronted with a flurry of statistics. 1 out...

human capital Kopo Kopo staff with Accion Venture Lab staff

Human Capital and Early-Stage Financial Inclusion Leaders

By Tahira Dosani and Nancy Widjaja What are the greatest challenges that young businesses face? Many might consider “getting funding”...