A Leading Light
A Leading Light. In 2007, Safaricom launched M-Pesa in Kenya. The platform has since raised an estimated 2% of Kenyan households out of extreme poverty and continues to lead a mobile money industry that accounts for almost half of the nation’s GDP. With the Kenyan success as a model for the world, the mobile money revolution has begun to spread – expanding financial inclusion for millions in countries as far afield as Afghanistan.