Claire Alexandre

Claire Alexandre is a senior program officer with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Financial Services for the Poor initiative.

By Claire Alexandre


10 Things You Thought You Knew about M-PESA

Few initiatives in microfinance, or for that matter in development, have been as successful as M-PESA: 3 and a half years after launch, over 70% of households in Kenya and more importantly over 50% of the poor, unbanked and rural populations use the service.