Members Only Study Visit to Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion
Join the Africa SME Finance Forum 2018 to access study visits to financial institutions and fintechs that have best in class, innovative ways of serving SMEs clients (priority access will be given to SME Finance Forum members and is on a first come first serve basis for non-members).
The conference will feature global good practices and cutting-edge innovations by bringing leading and successful innovators, internationally recognized experts, and successful practitioners to share their perspectives and experiences.
Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion is one of eight labs globally focused on research and development. The Lab is a partnership between Mastercard and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with a mission to reach the underserved and underbanked in East Africa. The Lab seeks to create ground-breaking solutions that will impact more than 100 million people by helping them access financial services and therefore manage risk better and lead empowered lives.
The study tour will include an overview of the Lab and current projects including micro-retail Kionect, followed by travel to Kawangware, where there will be a market overview of Kaskazi Kawangware, trader visits and a pilot demo.