WSIS Prizes Contest 2022 Nominee

Mobile Payment Solution D17


D17 is a national mobile payment solution offering to Tunisian citizens an accessible tool for money transfer and merchant payment across the country. The solution is based on edinar cards (more than 1 million cardholders) and on more than 1000 post offices for the cashin / cashout operations, in addition to 300 atm for the cashout.
Merchants affiliated with the solution are more than 11,000 covering almost all types of commerce from local grocer, drugstore, chain stores ...
The payment solution is based on QR and is certified by Mastercard as a valid Masterpass QR Solution.
In addition to money transfer and payment, D17 offers many other services such as bill payment, phone refill, money order, payment of micro credit ...
D17 is also used as an online payment solution for e-commerce and electronic service sites and by people who use Facebook to sell services and goods.

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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C7. E-business 2022
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
  • Goal 10: Reduced inequalities

  • Tunisia



Start date

September 2017

End date

Not set

Target beneficiary group(s)
  • Youth
  • Women
  • The unemployed
  • The poor
  • Remote and rural communities
  • unbanked people


The projet is replicated in Mauritania for the account of the Mauritanien post (Mauripost) with the reverse linkage projet program of the islamic bank of development.


For 4 years the solution is the first mobile paiement in Tunisia with more than 300 000 actives users, mostly students and youngs who are promoting the use of D17

WSIS values promotion

this project is enabling mobile paiement for every one in tunisia including unbanked and bank service excluded people, allowing them an affordable financial services and for the yongest of them a financial education tool.

Entity name

La Poste Tunisienne

Entity country—type

Tunisia Government

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