Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN)
The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) was active from 2016 to 2019 with the goal of improving the impact of humanitarian cash transfers through the appropriate use of payments technology. The network comprised service providers, humanitarian practitioners, and donors who research and share best practice around e-transfer products, services, and practices, and was convened by Mercy Corps, with support from the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and Paypal.
ELAN Humanitarian KYC Case Studies
Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations, also known as customer due diligence, are designed to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other related threats to the financial system. They...
ELAN Mobile Money Workshop Report
The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) hosted two mobile money workshops in January 2016 in Dakar (Senegal) and in Gisenyi (Rwanda). The workshops were attended...
ELAN Vocabulary and Usage
Guidelines and Tools
As e-transfer programs, technologies and products develop, key terms, phrases and working definitions are evolving alongside them. At the moment, these words and phrases are rarely standardized,...