The pricing, marketing and potential misuse of digital loans coupled with the extensive negative reporting of borrowers who have failed to repay these relatively small loans has raised a growing chorus of concern about their design and the adverse impacts they have on borrowers and the financial system more broadly.
FinAccess is a series of household surveys that measure the access, usage, quality and impact of financial services in Kenya. The four surveys so far – 2006, 2009, 2013 and 2016 – can help policymakers identify barriers to financial inclusion in Kenya. Private sector actors will also find the information useful for identifying new market […]
The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the data collected during the course of the Financial Diaries project and a description of the datasets available for use.The currently available datasets from the study can be downloaded from the links below: Dataset link All transactions (cash flows) Auxiliary data (demographics, housing, education, […]
This data pack contains several files (in .csv and .dta formats) with information collected about households and household members participating in the 2012-2013 Kenya Financial Diaries study. Data captured during interviews are available on housing characteristics, ownership of assets, demographics, educational attainment, well-being, goings-on and consumption from own production. In addition, several auxiliary datasets with custom indicators on income, […]
The KHHEUS is a national household survey that explores health seeking behavior, the utilization of health services, health spending, and health insurance coverage amongst Kenyan households. The survey has been conducted three times so far; specifically in 2003, 2007 and 2013. The 2013 round of the survey was conducted by MOH in conjunction with Kenya […]