On a report that focuses on Uganda’s factors for success in agent network management and what the industry needs to focus on in the next stages of development, The Helix Institute of Digital Finance today launched its first country assessment report in Uganda based on surveys carried out in 2013.
Uganda among Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria are the first African countries participating in the world class research project, selected for its contribution to the development of digital financial services globally.
The research project in collaboration with MicroSave and Bill and Melinda foundation is the largest research project on an agent networks in the world, designed to determine what drives their success and scale.
The information gathered from the uganda country report will be infused into training courses offered through the Helix Institute of Digital Finance, to also equip industry leaders with effective strategies and powerful tools to build, manage and grow mobile money agent networks in their respective markets.
“The insights from Helix’s Uganda report are very critical and present some unique findings which will assist us to develop standards and best practices in achieving sustainable digital financial service delivery across the world.” Said Head of The Helix Institute of Digital Finance Kimathi Githahuri.
Uganda’s financial sector in the country stands to gain immensely from the research findings and training courses offered too.