A Co-op Bank branch in Nairobi. The  lender’s  M-Co-op Cash offers loans besides account -opening, utility payments, funds transfer, buying airtime  and withdrawal of  cash from the comfort of a cellphone. PHOTO | W. OERI

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Co-op Bank taps growing appetite for microcredit

Posted 3 days ago

Co-operative Bank’s move to offer small loans through mobile phones is set to change the landscape of Kenya’s microcredit industry and compete with Safaricom’s M-Shwari....