mSTAR/Bangladesh: Mobile Money Consultative Group Meeting Highlights February 2016

  • Date Posted: March 4, 2016
  • Authors: mSTAR Bangladesh
  • Organizations/Projects: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Other, Primer or Brief
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

The fifth Mobile Money Consultative Group (MMCG) meeting organized by USAID’s Mobile Solutions Technical Assistance and Research (mSTAR) project was held on February 18, 2016, at FHI 360’s Bangladesh Country office. It was attended by 18 people, including representatives from nine development organizations and four representatives from three mobile financial service providers: DBBL Mobile Banking, IFIC Mobile Banking and Trust Bank Mobile Money. The meeting covered how mobile financial services can empower rural women by helping them to manage their own finances and increase control of their money. This summary provides meeting highlights.