Webinar | Mobile Solutions for Agriculture Value Chain Finance


Speakers:  
Felix Musau, Chief Executive Officer, Mobipay, Kenya
Pauline Githugu, Chief Executive Officer, Century DTM, Ltd, Kenya

Mobile technology has the power to transform the way in which financial institutions engage with agricultural value chains. Agrilife, a cloud-based platform developed by Mobipay, a Kenyan IT company, helps financial institutions penetrate the agricultural sector by enabling agricultural data collection and sharing among producers, buyers, and financial institutions.

In this webinar, Felix Musau, Chief Executive Officer of Mobipay, discussed how the Agrilife platform is used by various actors in agricultural value chains in East Africa. He shared how Agrilife benefits its users and highlighted the business outcomes realized and challenges encountered to date. He also highlighted the partnerships developed that have benefitted his company in rolling out the Agrilife product. The webinar also features a discussion by Pauline Githugu, CEO of Century Deposit Taking Microfinance Ltd in Kenya who shares their experienc with Agrilife and how that has helped the institution acquire agricultural clients. 

The webinar recording provides useful information for bankers who are interested to learn how mobile-based information platforms like Agrilife can be harnessed to reduce business costs and risks and to better tailor products to meet your clients’ needs. 

Webinar Materials:

  • Agrilife Platform for Agriculture Value Chain Finance (PDF)
  • Using Agrilife Platform for Agriculture Finance: the case of Century DTM Ltd in Kenya (PDF)
  • Webinar Recording

About the Speaker:

 

Felix Musau
CEO, Mobipay, Kenya

   

Felix Musau is the CEO and founder of Mobipay, a seven year old company operating out of Kenya recognized in its innovation in the provision of technologies and services that impact the masses with a special focus in agriculture. Felix is an experienced business professional with over ten years of senior management experience in Strategy, Startup, Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Operations in the Telecommunications & Financial Services. He has a Bachelor Degree in Commerce, is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, and Cisco Certified Network Associate. 

 

 

Pauline Githugu

CEO, Century DTM Ltd, Kenya

   

Pauline is the CEO of Century DTM Ltd and is a legal and microfinance professional with over 13 years of professional experience. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and is a Certified Public Secretary. She has a track record in management of a regulated institution and was instrumental in advising the industry on the impact of the Microfinance Act, 2006. She heads Century which is a microfinance institution licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya. In September 2013, Pauline was recognized as one of Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government in the Financial Sector.