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Mobile Money and Education

July 13, 2016

Mobile Money and Education
A discussion organized by CGAP, USAID & the World Bank

Wednesday, 13 July 2016: 9:30 – 11:00am (DC time)
room G8-090, World Bank ‘G’ bldg, 1776 G St, NW , Washington, DC

featured speaker: Lauren Braniff, CGAP

Payments within the education sector are a challenge for families, schools, teachers, and governments. Cash payments often require traveling long distances to stand in time-consuming bank queues, resulting in late or non-payment from families and time out of the classroom for teachers. Low-income households also struggle to come up with the money for school and many children miss out on school because their family can’t pay. Mobile money provides promising opportunities to make it easier and more affordable to make payments within the education sector.

CGAP, World Bank and USAID invite you to join us as we share insights from our recent research and discuss opportunities for further investigation and collaboration.

Resources materials from the event:

You may also be interested in the following resources mentioned during the event:

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