Catalyzing knowledge and insights to promote meaningful financial inclusion in an increasingly digital world

The Mastercard Foundation Partnership for Finance in a Digital Africa (FiDA) aggregates and synthesizes knowledge, conducts research to address key gaps, and identifies implications for the diverse actors working in the digital finance space. In collaboration with our partners, FiDA strives to inform decisions with facts and accelerate meaningful financial inclusion for people across sub-Saharan Africa.

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How do Fintechs, MNOs, and financial institutions in East Africa leverage big data? The FiDA Partnership interviewed 30 organizations in the region to learn about how they use big data, the marketplace for this type of data, and the promise and limitations of big data in the digital finance space.

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