Amani M’Bale

Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Amani M’Bale is the Senior Program Officer for East Africa, with the Inclusive Financial Systems team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Amani has dedicated her career to the design and implementation of financial inclusion programs in Africa. Prior to joining the foundation, Amani worked with USAID, UNCDF and a series of INGOs in strategic Digital Financial Services advisory roles. 

By Amani M’Bale


Good News for Young Women’s Financial Inclusion in East Africa

Young women in East Africa are demanding and using financial services earlier and faster than a decade ago, according to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation analysis of Findex 2021 and 2011 data. The second blog in our series unpacks these findings.

Digitizing Agricultural Payments: Uganda's Coffee Value Chain

This is the story of how the United Nations Mobile Money for the Poor in Uganda worked with a coffee exporter to digitize one of the country’s most important cash crops. Learn about the dynamics of digitizing agricultural value chains and how organizations from different sectors worked to digitize Uganda’s coffee value chain.