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Kenya Financial Diaries: Executive summary

How do poor Kenyans manage their money? This executive summary synthesizes the key findings of the 2012-13 Kenya Financial Diaires project that looked very closely at the ways in which low-income Kenyans earned, spent, saved, borrowed and invested over the course of a year. The data from the project paint a rich picture of the […]

Posted: August 1, 2014

Financial services associations: an imperfect solution

FSAs and their potential for growth and customer value creation

Posted: October 18, 2017

The impact of financial services associations

Why FSAs matter to low-income communities and how they fit a niche not covered by formal providers

Posted: October 17, 2017

10 Things you didn’t know about financial inclusion in Kenya

Financial Inclusion is growing and fast

Posted: September 29, 2017

The annual FSD Kenya lectures on financial inclusion

Over the past 10 years, FSD Kenya has worked to support the development of financial inclusion in Kenya. In 2015, we launched a series of annual public lectures on financial inclusion.  Our aim is to stimulate debate on this subject and its place in the long-term vision for the financial sector in Kenya. The 3rd FSD […]

Posted: February 13, 2017

Studying shocks to identify opportunities for financial service providers

 “Maisha ni kung’ang’ana tu” (life is a struggle) Diversification of risk, not putting your eggs in one basket, hustling – whichever word or phrase you use, Robert, a boda boda (motorcycle taxi) rider, embodies this spirit. How do people deal with shocks in their lives? How do they survive when their income is not enough […]

Posted: January 25, 2017

The 2nd FSD Kenya annual lecture on financial inclusion

Rafe Mazer's presentation on competition and consumer protection in Kenya

Posted: December 9, 2016

Policy expert welcomes new era for financial sector innovation

Kenya’s annual financial inclusion lecture sets out how to protect consumers and drive growth in financial services

Posted: December 9, 2016

FinAccess 2016 financial service importance tool

Which financial services are perceived to be the most important to Kenyans, and why? This interactive heat map draws from the 2016 FinAccess household survey and displays the percentage of people using a range of financial services, the percentage of users who cited that financial service as their most important and the distribution of reasons […]

Posted: November 17, 2016

Informal vs formal: The need for financial services to complement, not compete

Our third "Field Friday" exercise reveals lessons for formal financial service providers to learn from informal services.

Posted: October 28, 2016