Insights from a Kenyan fintech leader

Kenya leads the world in mobile money as nearly three-quarters of adults have an account, and most of them are actively using those accounts. The growth of digital financial services in Kenya has ushered in significant opportunities and some challenges. As the chief operating officer for Accion Venture Lab portfolio company, Kopo Kopo, Peace Osangir has tackled these opportunities and challenges firsthand. Ahead of the panel at European Microfinance Week (Nov. 14-16) on client protection and digital finance practices from Kenya, Peace answered our questions on her work in inclusive fintech for Kopo Kopo, client protection, and making sure small and medium businesses can benefit from Kenya’s mobile money revolution.