M-PESA Mobile Money

Only 4 million Kenyans have bank accounts. But 10 million people in the country now use the M-PESA money transfer service. This short film by CGAP shows how mobile money is changing the face of banking in Kenya.

CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor works toward a world in which everyone has access to the financial services they need to improve their lives. CGAP develops innovative solutions for financial inclusion through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders. Established in 1995 and housed at the World Bank, CGAP combines a pragmatic approach to market development with an evidence-based advocacy platform to advance poor people’s access to finance. Our "Microfinance Now" series features interviews with leading figures in the world of microfinance.