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Agency banking for merchants takes hold in Morocco

Agency banking, when a third party (agent) provides financial services outside of bank offices, took its first, tentative steps earlier this year in Morocco following new regulations enacted in 2017.

Centenary Bank in Uganda signs on to Scale2Save

WSBI and Centenary Bank signed recently a memorandum of understanding for a new Scale2Save project to help small-scale savings work in Uganda

WSBI, BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd join forces

WSBI and BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd (BUBL) look to widen financial inclusion in Uganda by digitising low-balance savings accounts.

COFINA Senegal signs MoU with WSBI

More than 50,000 low-income Senegalese women will gain access to basic financial services like savings thanks to a new tech-savvy project by COFINA Senegal and WSBI as part of the Mastercard Foundation-funded programme Scale2Save to help small-scale savings work​.

Morocco’s Al Barid Bank signs MoU with WSBI to make small scale savings work

​​​​Digitally focused project launches in 2018, aims for 250,000 new customers. Morocco's Al Barid Bank and WSBI this month signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a digitally focused postal savings bank to drive greater financial inclusion.