The Future of Mobile Payments in USAID Health Projects and Programs: Workshop Report

  • Date Posted: February 4, 2015
  • Authors: mSTAR Bangladesh
  • Organizations: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Other, Technical Report
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

USAID’s mSTAR project aims to increase operational efficiency and productivity across USAID Bangladesh’s agricultural and health portfolios through mobile and electronic payment adoption. Aligned with this objective, mSTAR Bangladesh facilitates quarterly and district-level technical workshops to increase awareness and competence of relevant USAID implementing partners (IPs) on the benefits of using mobile payments. This workshop focused on training frontline manager on MM and its benefits, and on the role of the mSTAR project. The future of MM in Bangladesh and the importance of creating an enabling financial ecosystem were also discussed. Read the Workshop Report for full details.