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Susan Johnson

University of Bath
EXPERTISE: Financial capability, Microfinance, Financial markets, Gender
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The percentage of Kenyan adults who use formal financial services in 2015.

Service providers who operate with shared values, such as reciprocity and upliftment, are likely to have greater appeal to clients.

Let's focus on what is intrinsically valuable in a payment: A relationship, an interface, a structured dataset.