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Who is our customer

Paymob Solutions S.A.E. (“the Company”) provides technological solutions to enable electronic payments in Egypt.

What is our funding objective?

FMO to invest USD 1,350,000 from the government fund, MASSIF, to support organizational development.

Why do we fund this investment?

Fit with government funds, MASSIF stems from the Company’s innovative solutions to improve access to finance for the un(der)served population. Through the services provided by Paymob, FMO contributes to Egypt's transaction to a cashless economy.

What is the Environmental and Social categorization rationale?

As a technology service provider, Paymob carries low “C” risk for environmental and social aspects.

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