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Monday, March 17, 2014

Families here send what they can to those back home

Marketing manager Ahmed Rodol, chief executive officer Roble Musse, and finance and compliance director Abdi Fayoke created the mobile money-transfer app CoinFling that distributes money to East Africa in minutes. In places like Kenya, the primary way money is exchanged is electronically, through mobile wallets.