The digital solution helping small business owners grow in Ecuador

Gloria’s business is the primary source of income for her and her three children. She struggled at first, but a loan helped her to get her business started. And with the help of Banco Pichincha’s digital payment wallet, Billetera DeUna, Gloria was able to increase her sales by 35 percent.

Many Ecuadorians are still hesitant to use digital tools, with only 32 percent of the population using their mobile phones to make digital payments. To encourage digital adoption in Ecuador, Accion partnered with Banco Pichincha to drive adoption of their app by promoting the benefits of using a mobile wallet.

See what we’ve learned about building digital tools that help small businesses thrive.

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