Gates Foundation to Improve Enterprise Productivity in Tanzania

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A programme to improve the livelihoods and entreprise productivity across Tanzania has been launched by Bill Gates.

The co-founder of Microsoft landed in Dar es Salaam to support Tanzania’s financial inclusion agenda. The project has been launched by Gates and other joining leaders from government, financial service providers, mobile network operators and digital financial service providers.

The roundtable discussions took place on Tuesday 8 and Thursday 9 August 2017 in Dar es Salaam with an invited audience representing key stakeholders.

Under its Financial Services for the Poor programme, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aims to “help people in the world’s poorest regions improve their lives and build sustainable futures by connecting them with digitally-based financial tools and services.”

Source: Irish Tech News (link opens in a new window)

digital finance, financial inclusion, global development