From the OC Register:
The UCI Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion was awarded $4.17 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue research on the uses of mobile technology and financial services in developing countries. The center is now funded through 2014. According to UCI, the IMTFI has "supported 54 research projects in 32 countries, including Haiti" when it was hit was a massive 7.0 earthquake last year.

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