Report: Isa Pa Ecocash

An exploration of mobile money practices in Zimbabwe.

Download the report (12MB)

The 105-page report, includes 10 charts, over a 100 photos & an executive summary.


What impact does mobile money have on the behaviours of a population that has minimal access to formal banking infrastructure, and is coping with hyperinflation and its after effects?

The following report, commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, puts the adoption of mobile money into a social, economic and cultural perspective. Reading this report you’ll better understand:

  • The rate of adoption
  • The disparity between formal growth rate and what is happening on the ground
  • What it will take to have broad impact on financial inclusion
  • The challenges ahead