Tag Archives: cost benefit analysis

‘Mpesa si pesa’ – mobile money’s collision with informal sector’s cash culture

By | April 27, 2015

Ever since mobile money (MM) came along, ‘cashless’ is all the rage in East Africa. Money experts have a sack-full of reasons why mobile money is good for the economy. The truth is, however, making a case for MM is easy – no doubt, but, one perspective that is often left out in almost all… Read More »

“Kadogo” kerosene vs “Lumpsum” LPG: Trade-offs and cost/benefit analysis

By | June 10, 2012

Following a fascinating conversation with @bankelele and @majiwater on Twitter regarding the cost of kerosene, pay as you go models and relative benefits of each, I’ve been inspired to write this post exploring the topic further. Before I proceed, I’d like to take a moment to clarify what the “Prepaid” in the title of this… Read More »