The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion

IMTFI Annual Conference for Funded Researchers
December 6-7, 2011

Welcome and introductions by Director Bill Maurer


Beyond the Failed State: Capital Mobilization, Investment and Entrepreneurship Among Somali Refugees
in Nairobi, Kenya by Kenneth Omeje and John Mwangi


Do Tobacco Growers Need Financial Inclusion? An Analysis into the Monetary Problems and Prospects
Enshrouding Farmers Harvesting Tobacco in Basti District, Uttar Pradesh, India by Syed Aiman Raza


Untouchable Wealth: The Moral Exchange of New Wealth among Women in an Urban Nepali
Untouchable-Caste Community by Sepideh Bajracharya


Tell Me How You Earn and Spend Money - And I Will Tell You Who You Are by Svetlana Tyukhteneva


Session 01 Questions & Answers


Does Microloan Repayment via Cell Phone Increase Client Confidence in Mobile Value Storage?
The Case of Green Bank in Mindanao, Philippines by Anatoly Gusto and Felicidad Justiniana


Exploring Use of Mobile Banking Services by the Poor: Case of Wizzit Bank in South Africa by Mildred Makore


Impact of EKO's SimpliBank on the Saving Behaviour and Practices of Low Income Users:
The Indian Experience by Mani Arul Nandhi


Session 02 Questions & Answers


Money Management and Mechanism in Palestinian Economy in Multi-Currencies Context
by Nidal Rashid Sabri, Diama Abu Laban and Deema Waleed Haniya


Deteriminants of the Demand for Micro-saving Programs in Uruguay: Motivation and Resistance to Join
C3U by Magdalena Ramada-Sarasola, Henk van Arkel and Eduardo Tarragó


The Financial Ecologies and Circuits of Commerce of Retail Credit Cards in Santiago de Chile
by Jose Ossandon Valdes, Tomas Ariztia, Macarena Barros and Filipe Gonzalez


Session 03 Questions & Answers


Mobile Money Services and Entrepreneurial Development in Rural Communities: The Case
of the Agricultural Kikuyu and Pastoral Maasai Communities in Kenya by Karatu Kiemo and Barbara Leseni


Mobile Money Services and Poverty Reduction: A Study of 21 Women's Groups in the Rural Region of
Eastern Kenya by Ndunge Kiiti and Jane Mutinda


Does Mobile Money Matter? Exploring Mobile Money Adoption by Ghana's Urban Poor
by Vivian Dzokoto and Edwin Mensah


Session 04 Questions & Answers


An Assessment of Adoption and Use of Mobile Money Services in East Africa: Case Studies from Uganda
and Tanzania by Batilda Moshy and Paul Mukwaya


Differences Between Fee Structure of Mobile Money Technologies and Traditional Banking Systems,
Social Psychological Determinants and Service Uptake: A Case Study of Uganda by Bruno Yawe and Tinah Nassali


Mobile Phone Cash In Cash Out Service in a Frontier Area: The Dynamics of New Money Technology and
Embedded Systems of Money Relationships by Jose L. Estuar


Session 05 Questions & Answers


Impact of Mobile Money Services on Microfinance Institutions
by Patricia Pulido, Maricruz LaCalle and Casey Conzett


Value Systems in China: A User-Centered Approach to Designing Inclusive Second-Generation Banking
by Panthea Lee and Zach Brisson


Best Practices in Mobile Microfinance by Fatima Yousif, Elizabeth Berthe, and Olga Morawczynski


Session 06 Questions & Answers


Closing Remarks