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John Kay signs the visitors book at Haki Group offices as the Chief Executive Officer, Charles Ogutu looks on.
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February 2017

Kay gets perspective on informal sector in Kibera

During his visit for the FSD Kenya 3rd annual lecture, John Kay visited Haki Group, a Self Help Group registered in 2002 but graduated to a Community Based Organization in 2005 to mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS in Kibera. Haki promotes savings groups as part of its economic empowerment program. It currently has 35 savings […]

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May 2016

SACCO CIS capacity review report

This report is an outcome of a study conducted by Sigma Business and Analytics Ltd to assess the capacity of SACCO’s in Kenya to participate in credit information sharing. It was commissioned by the CIS SACCO taskforce with financing from FSD Kenya. The report outlines an approach for a structured capacity review on licensed SACCO’s […]

3rd CIS conference
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April 2016

CIS for innovation and financial Inclusion: “Mikopo Kisasa”

This report captures the highlights of the third regional CIS conference themed “CIS for Innovation and Financial Inclusion – Mikopo Kisasa!” Highlights include:- Endorsement by policymakers of CIS goals of promoting access to affordable credit inthe region’s economies; The need for unified legislation to promote increased participation in CIS; The importance of implementation of cross-border data sharing […]

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Retail innovations
December 2015

G-Soko

G-Soko is an online trading platform that connects farmers to markets in Kenya. It is run by the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC). In addition to facilitating trade, G-Soko is expected to improve food trade across borders, and contribute towards more transparent trading by integrating the entire grain value chain from farm to market. Farmers can also use the […]