'e-Cash' on the Rise in Somalia

Publisher:
Al Jazeera English
Publication Date:
20 December 2012
Tags:
Somalia, Economy, Business and Finance, ICT and Telecom, Aid and Assistance

It may be a poor nation, but many people in Somalia have access to mobile phones. The country also has a well-established system of transferring money. Now one aid agency is looking to combine both factors, so that help can be delivered quickly and safely to those that need it.