IPA’s Weekly Links

M-PESA transaction

 

We estimate that access to the Kenyan mobile money system M-PESA increased per capita consumption levels and lifted 194,000 households, or 2% of Kenyan households, out of poverty.

 

 

7 thoughts on “IPA’s Weekly Links

  1. That’s from Tavneet Suri and Billy Jack reporting in Science (ungated) based on observations over six years that when M-PESA mobile money spread into an area, poverty went down, particularly for female-headed households

    golu dolls
    golu dolls