Increasing Financial Independence through Mobile Money: Kallani's Story

  • Date Posted: December 18, 2015
  • Authors: Kazi Amit Imran
  • Organizations/Projects: FHI 360
  • 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 Kallani, a beneficiary farmer of USAID's Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) program implemented by WorldFish. Kallani is now popularly known in her community as a mobile money champ.

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