mobile phone

0 Closing the mobile phone gender gap

We’ve seen lots of stories about how the use of mobile phones, or cell phones, is rapidly expanding in developing countries and how this is transformative in so many ways. What I didn’t know, and maybe you didn’t either, is that in many of these countries women are often excluded…

0 Mobile phone banking in Haiti

The Gates Foundation just finished hosting the Global Savings Forum which included exploring how the poor can expand their use of mobile phones for financial services. For a look at how this works, here’s a video about such a project Mercy Corps and a Seattle wireless company has already launched…