The Journey Toward Cash Lite-Addressing Poverty Saving Money and Increasing Transparency by Accelerating the Shift to Electronic Payments

Categories : Digital Money and payments, Technology and Operational Enablers


Author: Better Than Cash Alliance

This study examines the three shifts to electronic payments; aggregates the findings of a range of studies about the benefits of electronic payment adoption; identifies barriers that need to be addressed in order to achieve a shift toward “cash lite”; and concludes with a guide for governments, private sector businesses (as users of e-payments rather than as providers) and development organizations that wish to accelerate the shift to electronic payments.