Dr Ahmed Abd El-Gawad

Development Expert Microfinance – NGOs Microfinance Supervisory Unit
EFSA


12:40 PM Evaluating mobile payment methods as a solution to accessing Egypt’s rural microfinance client base

  • Assessing the use of mobile phones as a way of collecting payments from clients in rural areas to eliminate long journeys for these clients
  • Discussing the security systems employed for the protection of mobile payments to alleviate security concerns from users
  • Examining the cost implications of offering mobile payment solutions to understand if this will significantly increase the cost of microfinance loans