Three years ago American teacher Toni Maraviglia gave up the opportunity to study at the Haas School of Business in Berkley, one of the top such institutions in the world. Instead, she opted to remain in Kenya and founded an education company helping students prepare for exams by quizzing them via SMS on topics learnt in class.
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“It’s not that people aren’t willing to pay, it’s that it’s not easy to pay. If you want to buy Eneza for your kid and you don’t have a credit card, how do you do it? Mobile money is not easy [and] it’s confusing for many people. For a lot of our users when they pay in bulk they pay in cash. You have to have face-to-face interaction to collect from them.”