Akanksha Sharma

Akanksha Sharma works as a senior insights manager with GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities Programme, leading its research and advisory work in mobile-enabled energy, water, and sanitation. She has been with GSMA since 2012 and specializes in the uses of mobile technology for social good. Prior to joining GSMA, Sharma worked as a Power and Utilities analyst at GlobalData in India.


By Akanksha Sharma


Testing the Waters: Digital Payments for Water and Sanitation

A growing number of water providers are experimenting with digital payments to reduce operational expenses and streamline service delivery. This paper extracts lessons learned from 25 water providers across Africa, Asia, and Latin America.