MTN Nigeria gets USD 500,000 grant from ADB to study mobile money network for women

Thursday 21 October 2021 | 10:36 CET | News
MTN Nigeria's fintech subsidiary, Y'ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS) and the African Development Bank's initiative, the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI) have signed an agreement for a USD 500,000 grant. The money will be used to determine the feasibility of deploying women agents in the northern part of Nigeria where, due to security issues and cultural norms, women have been disproportionately excluded from accessing finance. The grant will cover a feasibility study, human-centered design of a women-centric agent network and a pre-pilot to test the impact on the

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Companies: MTN Nigeria
Countries: Nigeria
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