Measuring the Benefit of Mobile Money

  • Date Posted: August 26, 2015
  • Authors: Ariful Islam and Josh Woodard
  • Organizations: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Primer or Brief, Primer or Brief
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

This tipsheet provides suggested indicators and a process that can be used by USAID implementing partners and other development practitioners to measure the impact that mobile money is having on their projects and programs. In particular, it focuses on assessing changes in cost, perception, financial inclusion, and programmatic efficiency. It is based on mSTAR’s experience working with partners in Bangladesh to quantify the benefit of mobile money (MM) on their projects.