Michelle Hassan is the Research Manager at Digital Divide Data Kenya where she leads the team on various research projects. Most of her projects focus on financial inclusion as well as understanding merchants' payments. Before joining DDD, Michelle was involved as a consultant with a range of research projects that sought to understand the financial lives of Kenyans, particularly through her work around Kenyan savings groups and through the Financial Landscapes study.
Mobile money, an African success story, offers numerous benefits, particularly to those who do not have access to banks. Its first phase has facilitated access to and transfers of cash, but there is much more in Continue Reading