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Papers/Reports | July 25, 2018

Mobile Money Payment for School Fees


Current school fee payment processes in Zambia are cumbersome for guardians, creating a barrier for children’s enrollment in school. Payers can pay up to 12% of the school fee in transportation to make the transaction, and the payment process can take up to two days. Additionally, there are other costs unaccounted for including lost wages and recurring costs associated with the need to pay fees in installments.