Following the launch of the latest FinAccess survey findings, Dr Amrik Heyer, FSD’s Head, Knowledge theme, was interviewed by CNBC Africa regarding the impact of financial inclusion on Kenyan households.
The Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database, provides comparable indicators showing how people around the world save, borrow,make payments, and manage risk. The survey is conducted as part of the Gallup World Poll which targets a nationally representative, randomly selected sample from the non institutionalized population at or above the age of 15.
The Agent Network Accelerator Survey focuses on operational determinants of success in agent network management in the following areas: quality of provider support, agent & agency demographics, core agency operations, liquidity management and business model viability. While the 2013 data is not yet available to the public, the 2013 findings can be accessed at the […]
The Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS 2005/06) project collected a wide spectrum of socio-economic indicators required to measure, monitor and analyse the progress made in improving living standards. Specifically, the KIHBS was designed to update and strengthen three vital aspects of the national statistical database, notably: the Consumer Price Index (CPI), poverty and inequality; and […]
The objectives of FinAccess 2013 were to; (1) provide information to policy makers about the main barriers to access, geographic or socio-economic for instance, providing an impetus for necessary reforms, (2) provide information to the private sector about market opportunities, and in particular insight into the types of products that will suit newly identified, unserved […]
“You are finally a real bank.” This quote from a customer exemplifies the deep change that Postbank has undergone, moving from an antiquated passbook system into the modern world of cards and point of sale devices. It has been a challenging journey, both internally and externally. As Postbank has sought to professionalise within, the competitive […]
This annex reports more detailed findings from the demand side survey than are contained in the main report. First, the methodology of the survey is explained before proceeding to two further sections. The second section, reports more detailed descriptive data on a service by service basis. It aims to ensure that detailed findings are available […]
FinAccess 2009 documents a dramatic shift in Kenya’s financial landscape over the two and a half years since the previous survey in 2006. There has been a significant jump in the proportion of formally included (26.3% to 40.5%), mainly driven by the advent of mobile money. A lesser but still impressive contributor to formal inclusion […]
The objectives of FinAccess 2009 was to: (1) provide information to policy makers about the main barriers to access, geographic or socio-economic for instance, providing an impetus for necessary reforms, (2) provide information to the private sector about market opportunities, and in particular insight into the types of products that will suit newly identified, unserved market […]