About Us

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.

Our Vision

To create an efficient economy through digital financial inclusion, financial literacy and financial deepening for everyone in Zimbabwe.

Our Mission

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.

Our Objectives


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Promotion of Financial Inclusion

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Payment systems sensitization

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Support and Promotion of Innovation

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Promotion of sustainability

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Promotion of Co-operation and Interoperability

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Technical advice in building the Digital Financial Systems ecosystem.

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Promotion of Financial Markets to work for the Poor

Our Services

Inclusive Economics

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.

Consumer Protection

DFS promotes social justice by promoting the rights of consumers and businesses in the marketplace

MSE Development

DFPAZ promotes the development of inclusive solutions for the Small to Medium Enterprise and informal business markets

Our Teams


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.

Board of Trustees

 

Board and PIC members play a vital role in shaping the direction and governance of our work. Our Board and PIC members have extensive expertise in the financial sector, business and law. 

Programmes Committee

 

Board and PIC members play a vital role in shaping the direction and governance of our work. Our Board and PIC members have extensive expertise in the financial sector, business and law.

Implementation Team

 

The FSD Zambia team is at the core of our organisation. Our team relies on a strong team of experts in each of our key work areas to achieve results.

Our Partners


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.

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