‘E-cash’ gathers interest in Somalia

Posted on Dec 21 2012 - 10:30am by Chief Editor

Somalia may be a poor nation, but many people there have access to mobile phones.

The country also has a well-established system of transferring money.

Now, one aid agency is looking to combine both factors so that funds can be delivered quickly and safely to those who need help the most.

Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste reports from the capital, Mogadishu.