e-Commerce platform by Digicel Tonga

About the Project

The project is enabling the development of an aggregator e-Commerce platform by Digicel Tonga where Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) will be able to sell their produce to a wider market (domestic market).

Start and End Date


Main Beneficiary

Private Sector

Implementing Agency


Contact Person

Malieta Inoke
Country Coordinator, Tonga


  • Number of customers registered onto the trading platform introduced or improved through UNCDF support.

  • Number of vendors on boarded to the trading platform through the project [baseline; to-date; closure]: 0; 0; 70
  • Number of transactions performed by project vendors [baseline; to-date; closure]: 0; 0; 3000
  • Dollar value of transactions performed by project vendors [baseline; to-date; closure]: 0; 0; 30,000
  • Number of people reached through UNCDF supported capacity building activities [baseline; to-date; closure]: 0; 0; 200

Policy Area

PA5. Electronic Payment Solutions
PA7. Access to Finance for E-commerce

Strategic Output

5.1. Non-bank digital payment solutions for E-commerce are deployed across the Pacific.
7.1. Availability of risk sharing facilities and blended finance solutions has increased for E-commerce players (marketplace, vendors, merchants).


5.1.5 Operationalize partnerships with leading payment solutions providers for the creation of Pacific digital wallets with simple functionalities
7.1.1 Develop a regional grant & loan scheme for tech start-ups and E-commerce MSMEs

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