Category: Financial Inclusion

PayTota seeks bridge existing financial inclusion gaps

By Our writer While some people saw the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic as a major setback, to Erasmus Okurut and his team at PayTota Uganda, it created an opportunity which they have grabbed with both hands. Okurut, the PayTota Chief Executive Officer, says the pandemic and the lockdown that followed thereafter opened their eyes […]

JUMO’s Wewole product rescuing millions of SMEs, individuals

By Our writer Being cash strapped has never been a good experience for anyone, neither is the hassle of moving from one financial institution to another shopping for a good loan deal. This is, however, made easy with Jumo’s Wewole product, a micro-credit solution that provides a convenient way for mobile money subscribers to access […]

Jumia at the forefront of Uganda’s shift to e-commerce

By Our writer Electronic commerce is increasingly gaining momentum in Uganda and across Africa, having been ‘oiled’ by the 2020 outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic that forced most businesses, irrespective of size to shift online. One company that has been at the forefront of Africa’s growing e-commerce business is Jumia, one of the continent’s biggest […]