COVID-19 & Financial Inclusion: What is at stake? #MorningAtNTV

COVID-19 & Financial Inclusion: What is at stake? #MorningAtNTV

5 May 2020, Innocent Kawooya the HiPipo Foundation Executive Director and CEO joined Hon. Amelia Anne Kyambadde; the Cabinet Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Hon. Ogwang Peter (MP); the state minister of Information and Communications Technology and national guidance, Rashmi Pillai; the Executive Director – Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, Dmitry Pozhidaev, PhD; – Regional Advisor, Southern and East Africa – United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), Colin Agabalinda, PhD; the Behavioral Financial Specialist & Component Manager – SACCO Development and Samuel Ocanya; Head of Financial Inclusion at Letshego Uganda Limited on #MorningatNTV to discuss #COVID19UG, FinTech and Financial Inclusion.

HiPipo is keen to promote secure digital financial services because of their vital role in promoting financial inclusion.

HiPipo Foundation believes that an Economy that Includes Everyone, benefits Everyone.

Check out full interview on this link.

Women Leadership in a FinTech Company is Vital for developing systems for women – Mojaloop PI-10 Session Poll

Thank you to everyone who  took time to complete our poll during our Mojaloop PI-10 session on Hack-a-thon Update presentation.

Results for a poll that was run poll during the Mojaloop PI-10 community session on Hack-a-thon and responded to by 32 FinTech, Financial Inclusion and Business experts from more 15 countries around the globe revealed that Women leadership in FinTech companies plays a major role in developing financial systems for women.

The questions was: 

Do you think prioritizing women leadership for a FinTech company has a positive effect on developing products and systems that best serve women’s needs?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Eighty Five percent (83%) of the respondent were male whereas 17 percent were female.

88% answered yes and 12 percent said no.

Below is chart showing results of the findings.