Item author
Jochen Edling
Item Created
27 Sep 2009
Photo taken on
28 May 2009 1:26 pm

Sign showing that phone providers even run ATM machines

Context of the observation

An advertisement for a m-pesa cash machine. It is integrated into a gas station with 24h access. M-pesa ATM’s are an additional service by safaricom which is different to the m-pesa agent’s across the city where you usually withdraw money. Its a common ATM machine that is run by a phone provider instead of a bank.



1 Question & 0 Responses

To which other business sectors can m-pesa be extended? Could it become an alternative currency for small-scale entrepreneurs?

Jochen Edling
27 Sep 2009