MaTontine Inc

Tosan Oruwariye

Dr. Tosan Oruwariye is a co-founder and Director of Strategic Partnerships of MaTontine, a digital financial services platform that digitizes traditional savings circles-called Tontine in French in order to provide access to small loans and a large range of financial services to women earning less than 5 dollars a day in Francophone Africa.

Dr. Oruwariye, has a personal mission to reduce poverty amongst women in Africa through technology and entrepreneurship. Dr. Oruwariye is a Preventive Medicine and Pediatric Specialist with over 25 years of expertise working in the US and Africa in Strategic Leadership,Health Care Quality, Utilization Management and Executive management. Dr. Oruwariye’s expertise in Financial inclusion, last mile distribution, innovation and Strategic partnership is the outcome of her collaborative work in Africa with leading health agencies like WHO, UNICEF on different preventive health care models of care in poor and rural communities in Nigeria.

MaTontine launched in Senegal to the general public in February 2018 with a range of partners including Cona Senegal (MFI), SUNU Assurances (Insurance), Microsoft, CGAP etc.