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Africa: Using Mobile phone technology

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Technology

The African Uptimist reports on a the use of mobile phones with cameras that is being used to “capture microfinance data in developing countries. .. [1]…”In Africa, the shortage or inadequacy of such data is a major reason why financial institutions are unable or reluctant to extend loans, savings, insurance and other essential financial services to rural and peri-urban groups.”