Digital Financial Practitioners Association of Zimbabwe (DFPAZ) is an Association of Professionals in Digital Finance. Formed in 2019, from the Digital Frontiers Institute alumni and Zimbabwe Community of Practice, our aim is to synergize the various skills acquired in practice, research and study and contribute to the progressive evolution and development of Digital Financial Services.
To create an efficient economy through digital financial inclusion, financial literacy and financial deepening for everyone in Zimbabwe.
To promote the development of a digital economy, to empower and impart knowledge to our people so we can realize our financial capabilities and freedoms through. innovative, convenient and disruptive localized solutions.
Promotion of Financial Inclusion
Payment systems sensitization
Support and Promotion of Innovation
Promotion of sustainability
Promotion of Co-operation and Interoperability
Technical advice in building the Digital Financial Systems ecosystem.
Promotion of Financial Markets to work for the Poor
We are committed to developing a sustainable DFS ecosystem that promotes Financial Inclusion.
Policy & Regulation
DFPAZ partners with various authoritative bodies contributing towards equitable gains in DFS through lobbying for sustainable policies.
Research and Development
DFS is very diverse but still in its probationary infant stages. DFPAZ is dedicated to the research and promotion of developmental knowledge resources
Financial Literacy & Training
We provide for learning opportunities in various DFS fields as well as support for alumni, practicing professionals and the community in general.
DFS promotes social justice by promoting the rights of consumers and businesses in the marketplace
DFPAZ promotes the development of inclusive solutions for the Small to Medium Enterprise and informal business markets
The DFPAZ is guided by three anchor teams, the Board, Programs Committee and Implementation Partners.
Each of these teams forms a critical and integral part of our planning, strategy and implementation.
Partnerships are key to our approach to financial inclusion.
We work strategically with public and private sector partners to increase financial inclusion and build a sustainable financial sector.