Tigo, Visa back rice farmers finance project in Ghana

Tuesday 26 July 2016 | 15:53 CET | News
Tigo Ghana through its Tigo Cash has facilitated the transfer of about USD 345,765 via the electronic mobile money platform to over 1,800 smallholder rice farmers since becoming the mobile money partner for the Visa Foundation funded 'Rice Mobile Finance' project, RiMiFin. According to the local rice farmers in Asutuare, Weta and Kpong in the Eastern region and parts of the Volta region, Tigo Cash has made a significant contribution to their livelihoods because prior to the project in 2014, they were exclusively dependent on cash payments from aggregators and buyers, reports MyJoyonline.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Tigo Ghana / Visa
Countries: Ghana
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