How Mobile Money Saved Zimbabwe

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2019-01-28

EcoCash is the financial technology service of Econet Wireless, the largest mobile operator in Zimbabwe.  Launched in 2011, today the service covers close to 80% of the adult population in the country, allowing a range of financial transactions to be completed directly from a mobile phone.  Moreover, it has helped Zimbabwe to maintain a functioning market economy in spite of …