Entries by Michael Spencer


We’re live with the first major update to our company website since SmartMoney launched in 2012. We have a fresh new look and it really feels like it’s ours. Check out all our new social media links too – we’re all over the scene! http://www.smartmoneyinternational.com https://www.facebook.com/smartmoneyinternational http://www.instagram.com/smartmoneyinternational


SmartMoney is pleased to announce some changes to our management team. In January, 2015, Mr. Michael Rothe joined SmartMoney as a Managing Partner. In January 2016 Mr. Robert Matthews joined the SmartMoney management team as a Group Finance Director. This month Ms. Sharon Masika is being promoted for the fourth time in three years to […]


My name is Michael Spencer and I began SmartMoney in 2010 to provide Rural Africans a safe and secure place to save their money. Along the way I met many wonderful rural people with interesting and inspiring stories to share. At their request, I began photographing some of these people and writing short captions for the […]


SmartMoney is pleased to announce that we are among 9 winners of the MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity’s first Innovation Competition. 400+ organizations competed for this coveted award. The prize is a two year grant allowing SmartMoney to expand the company’s E-Village operations in Western Uganda to hundreds of thousands of additional rural customers. http://www.frp.org/competitions/innovation-competition/innovation-competition-round-1-winners