COVID-19 | Official online Resource and News Portal. For more information, visit

Sports betting and its Relationship to Digital Credit: A Case Study for East Africa

This research paper by Robinson Mbae and Edmond Machengete explores the relationship of sports betting with digital credit, looking at how these have prevailed, the common consumer and amounts bet and borrowed. It also explores the role of regulation and education, and why its impact on financial inclusion and exclusion. You can also watch a recording of the webinar held to discuss this paper.

Robinson Mbae is the Digital Product Owner at Bank of Kigali and Edmond Machengete is the Acquiring Manager | Technical Lead at Bank of Kigali. They completed this research as part of their journey to become a Certified Digital Finance Practitioner with DFI.

Sarah Corley
Sarah is Deputy Director at DFI and is responsible for developing the DFS profession and providing opportunities for capacity building outside of our online course provision. She has over 20 years of experience within the learning and capacity development within the development and health sector, and is passionate about being a catalyst for change.

Leave a Reply