When your phone is your bank

A Samburu woman uses her mobile phone during the rehearsals of the Lake Turkana Festival 2012 in Loyangalani. Photo by David Mbiyu 2012 via Alamy
Photo credit: David Mbiyu 2012 via Alamy

Have you ever wondered how Yala’s artisans get paid? After all, we work with artisans from Kenya — a country where the majority of informal sector workers are unbanked in the traditional sense.

While it may seem bizarre to those living in countries in Europe, the UK or the USA, billions of people around the world have…

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Yala Jewellery

Yala Jewellery

Award-winning, African inspired jewellery. Ethically made in Kenya by artisans in the informal sector. Certified B Corp and Black owned. www.yalajewellery.com