Mobile Banking in Cameroon Increases Access to Financial Services

Mdubila Pascaline, 29, is a journalist in Bamenda, a city in northwestern Cameroon. She says she sends some of the money she earns to her mother – simply by using her cell phone.

Her mother lives in Mbiame, a remote village that is more than five hours away from Bamenda by car. She does not have a bank account, but she can collect money from her daughter with just her phone.

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Thursday, March 15, 2012