From Farmer to a Mobile Money Champ: Sagor's Story

  • Date Posted: June 25, 2015
  • Authors: WorldFish, mSTAR Bangladesh
  • Organizations: WorldFish
  • Document Types: Case Study or Vignette, Primer or Brief, Other
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

Adopting mobile money does not only bring benefits to development organizations, but it can also bring about dramatic change in the personal and professional lives of staff and beneficiaries. This MM Experience tells the story of Sagor, a beneficiary farmer of USAID's Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) program implemented by WorldFish. Sagor is now popularly known in his community as a mobile money champ.

This is the fifth in a series created by mSTAR/Bangladesh to show the tangible benefits of mobile money on people's lives.