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.



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  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

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