Continuous updates: follow IMFTI researcher Jan Chipchase in Afghanistan
- August 10, 2010
"Afghanistan is a country with extremely low levels of access to banking infrastructure; limited trust in formal institution; and high levels of illiteracy. On the flip-side it has a growing mobile phone eco-system that inclues a growing legion of micro-entrepreneurs. In 2008 Roshan partnered with Vodafone to bring M-Paisa mobile money services to Afghanistan.