Roll-out of e-Zwich in rural areas – branchless banking in Ghana


Context: Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems developed e-zwich, a smart card payment system to increase financial inclusion in rural areas.

Objective: Re-position e-zwich on the market and define the role of the banks and merchants in the value chain.

Deliverables: The defined strategy has been implemented and piloted in one region; based on the results, the approach will be rolled-out nationally.