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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

VIDEO – Through Kenyan eyes: perspectives on the value of financial services

Are formal financial services really delivering value to low-income Kenyans?

Posted: April 11, 2018

Who’s Getting Financial Inclusion Funding in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Which countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are attracting the most funding, how is funding being used, and is the financial inclusion community’s investment making a difference?

Posted: April 5, 2018

What can financial providers learn from chamas?

Why informal financial groups fundamentally embody key features of how Kenyans want their money to work to help them live well

Posted: March 26, 2018

A promise fulfilled? Financial market development in Kenya, 2011-2015

This report examines how the financial market in Kenya had developed and what impact on lives and livelihoods is evident.

Posted: March 13, 2018

What do Kenyans really want from financial service providers?

Insights into the social value of financial services

Posted: March 12, 2018

Why disruptive innovation in the financial sector can benefit poor people

Meaningful financial solutions can help poor people manage day to day, deal with risk and invest in the future.

Posted: November 22, 2017

Building a better compass: creating financial inclusion measures that are allied with people and their well-being, Part 2

The last blog in this series argued that using formal account access as the primary yardstick for progress in financial inclusion is a poor navigational tool for stakeholders working to strengthen the link between financial systems and the well-being of populations.  Rather than starting from a definition of financial inclusion that is focused on service […]

Posted: November 9, 2017

Building a better compass: creating financial inclusion measures that are allied with people and their well-being, Part 1

Open a report on – or read the mandate of an organization working in – financial inclusion and chances are that in the introductory paragraph you’ll read a variation of a single sentence that motivates the whole endeavor: “Worldwide, more than 2 billion adults do not have access to an account at a formal financial […]

Posted: November 9, 2017

10 Things You didn’t know about Financial Access

Financial access is accelerating

Posted: November 3, 2017