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mSTAR/Liberia Mobile Salary Payment Factsheet

July 2016 — In July 2016, mSTAR partnered with the Government of Liberia to roll out the first mobile salary payments to 67 teachers in Nimba County, Liberia. This fact sheet describes the initial rollout, where teachers with moderate to no mobile money experience successfully received salaries via their mobile devices. The mobile money payment completely eliminated time away from their classrooms and reduced costs to receive their salaries by 84 percent.