Publications

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Publications
April 2015

How M-Shwari Works: The Story So Far

This report provides an overview of M-Shwari and answers three core questions: What is M-Shwari and how does it work?  Who are M-Shwari customers and how are they using the product?  Why are customers using (or not using) M-Shwari? The report concludes with an exploration of the broader implications of products like M-Shwari, including:  How will “big […]

Videos
August 2015

Replicating how the poor manage their money, digitally

This video, from the second Financial Inclusion Roundtable hosted by FSD Kenya and IBM Research Africa features Ignacio Mas who proposes a framework for digitizing financial services that work for the poor and unbanked. You can find the slide deck here. 

Publications
August 2008

Financial education in Kenya: Scoping exercise report

This report is the outcome of a scoping excercise which identifies and explores the interest in and engagement with financial education in Kenya among banks, MFIs, NGOs and SACCOs. The objective of these discussions was to highlight key objectives and themes of a possible future financial education programme in Kenya. This report provides a definition […]

Publications
January 2009

Mobile payments in Kenya: Findings from a survey of M-PESA users and agents

This report was undertaken by the Central Bank of Kenya’s National Payments System Division, FSD Kenya and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) to better understand the emerging development of mobile money in Kenya. The findings are based on a survey of 3,000 households that was carried out from the 26th of August […]

Datasets
July 2015

Financial inclusion insights tracker survey (FIITS) Kenya 2014

The Financial Inclusion Insights Tracker survey (FIITS) data captures data on how Kenyan access mobile communications and digital financial services, the key patterns and behaviors that mobile money users display, how demographic factors influence demand and uptake of mobile money as well as barriers to adoption and usage. Estimates from the Kenya FIITS are representative […]

Datasets
July 2015

Financial inclusion insights tracker survey (FIITS) Kenya 2013

The Financial Inclusion Insights Tracker survey (FIITS) data captures data on how Kenyan access mobile communications and digital financial services, the key patterns and behaviors that mobile money users display, how demographic factors influence demand and uptake of mobile money as well as barriers to adoption and usage. Estimates from the Kenya FIITS are representative […]