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Leaving Money on the Table: Corporate and SME Experiences of Digitizing Business Payments in the Philippines
Leaving money on the table
This is the first in a series of articles on the achievements of several Better Than Cash Alliance members
Mercy Corps recognized for providing emergency e-transfers to 25,000 Typhoon survivors in the Philippines
Beneficiaries received electronic transfers via mobile savings accounts
Two months ago, Mr Paolo Baltao, President of G-Xchange, a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, one of the leading telecommunications services providers in the Philippines
His Excellency Jose L. Cuisia Jr., Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States of America, and Mr. Paolo Eugenio Baltao, President, G-Xchange (a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, one of the leading telecommunications services providers in the Philippines), discussed the merits of public-private partnerships to enhance access to financial services during an event on Partnerships for Digital Financial Inclusion – A Driver for Inclusive Growth co-hosted by the Better Than Cash Alliance, UNCDF and UNDP on September 24, 2013, during the 68th United Nations General Assembly Week. The following post is a summary of their discussion.
Striving for G2P E-payments at Scale: The Evolution of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in The Philippines
UNCDF - BTCA - Philippines
Budget Under-Secretary Richard Bon Moya knew he was being ambitious. The goal was to shift all the financial transactions of the Filipino Government to a digital format—and to do it in five years. Most countries attempting such a feat had taken seven to 10 years. But there was one that had managed a quick, relatively seamless transition: Kenya.
Aquino Admin Says ‘Digitisation’ a Priority Goal
Empowering People One Transaction at a Time: Leading Corporations, Foundations and Development Organizations Form “Better Than Cash Alliance” to Accelerate Global Shift to Electronic Payments