Troy Etulain, MALDProject Director
Areas of expertise
- Media development
- Information security
- Mobile data collection
- Social innovation
- Information and communication technology for development (ICT4D)
- Information for development (I4D)
- Mobiles for development (M4D)
Projects & Resources
The FHI 360 Mobile Solutions Technical Assistance and Research (mSTAR) project is a broad, flexible and responsive technical assistance and research program that is fostering the rapid adoption and scale-up of digital finance, digital inclusion and mobile data in developing countries.
Understanding Liberian Health Care Worker Interactions with Payment Systems, Mobile Phones, and Financial Behavior: An Ethnographic Study
This ethnographic study describes the attitudes of health care workers in Liberia toward mobile phones and salary disbursement. Findings will inform plans for an electronic payment system for government health care workers.
Understanding the Potential Role of Mobile Money in Civil Servant Payments in Liberia: A Contextual Analysis
This document describes factors in Liberia that might be barriers or facilitators to implementation of a mobile money payment system for government health care workers.
With USAID and the Government of Liberia, mSTAR is building an efficient mobile money system that promotes economic growth, contributes to financial inclusion, increases transparency and reduces waste of public resources.