Opinion and Analysis
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While the Information Age may have peaked, there are still opportunities that are yet to be unlocked especially in marginalized societies and communities. There are still places where people have not enjoyed the full benefits of access to information, due to skill levels or lack of resources.
Kenya and the larger African continent offers a soft-landing with odds of success much higher for pretty much any well thought out concept backed by brilliant minds and a bit of runway.
Done right, e-mail offers a richer content and user experience that can create consumer stickiness and generate both ad hoc and cyclic demand.
We talk of new generation fintech as driving financial inclusion by making it easier and cheaper to transact or move value, but we must take a step back and realize that with all that activity and growth, your data remains locked up with each service provider.
Credit, related to cash transfers, is a form of informal community support, and eliminating it is both undesirable and infeasible. However, agencies should take steps to prevent highly vulnerable refugee households from falling into high levels of debt.