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“Co-Ownership” of Mobile Money Data: Building a Kenyan credit bureau for the digital age

By Rafe Mazer and Kate McKee, CGAP (www.cgap.org) for CIS Kenya

Who owns the data generated by mobile money customers’ transactions?

In January, 2016, Safaricom announced a new way for consumers to access statements for their mobile money accounts. With a simple enrollment via short code, you can now receive a detailed statement of all your M-Pesa activity each month or request a statement for the past 6 months.