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    Kenya Financial Diaries inspire Bill & Melinda Gates
  • In the 2015 Gates Annual Letter, Bill & Melinda describe four bets that they believe will contribute to making the lives of people in poor countries improve faster in the next 15 years than any time in history.
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    Financial Diaries research reveals how Kenya’s low-income families earn, save and spend their money
  • Tuesday 12th August, 2014: Data from nationwide project deepens understanding of the financial lives of low-income Kenyan households.
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    Online maps to deepen understanding of financial services access points in Kenya
  • An online portal that will help identify gaps in access to financial services at national and county level was launched earlier today by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Prof Njuguna Ndung’u.
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    About FSD Kenya

    The Kenya Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) programme was established in early 2005 to support the development of financial markets in Kenya as a means to stimulate wealth creation and reduce poverty. Working in partnership with the financial services industry, the programme’s goal is to expand access to financial services among lower income households and smaller enterprises. It operates as an independent trust under the supervision of professional trustees, KPMG Kenya, with policy guidance from a Programme Investment Committee (PIC). Read more >>

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    • Business Primitives: Enabling payment lifecycles through software

      Financial InsightThis report presents findings on how mobile money has thrived on making it possible for individuals and businesses to make real-time electronic payments....

    • Mango value chain report

      Financial DiariesMango production in Kenya has grown rapidly over the past decade tripling produced volume from 254,113 tonnes to 754,102 tonnes between 2005 and 2012. FSD Kenya...

    • TWO STEPS BACK

      Financial DiariesThe climb out of poverty is seldom a smooth one. Life rarely bestows good fortune evenly and persistently over a lifetime. Given their limited capacities to cope,...

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    The conceptual underpinning of FSD’s work derives from the “making markets work for the poor” approach. It provided the original impetus for the establishment of FSD Kenya and has guided its activities over the last six years. Read more>>


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