While Safaricom’s M-PESA platform stole the spotlight for being one of the world’s most transformative financial services, a somewhat hushed storm is infusing in the world of API’s in Kenya since Safaricom’s September-2015 announcement that they have opened up their APIs to the public. APIs are the set of procedures, rules, and tools that stipulate how […]
This presentation was delivered by Julie Zollman at the private sector dialogue on achieving universal health coverage sponsored by the Kenya Healthcare Federation and the Private Sector Innovation Program for Health. The presentation emphasizes key points from FSD Kenya’s Struggling to thrive report describing the healthcare financing challenges facing Kenyan families.
This technical note argues that banks need to help their staff to better understand the nature and needs of smaller growth businesses, if they are to develop much stronger mutually beneficial relationships with their customers and attract new growth business customers.
Mr. Daniel Tallam, Assistant Director of the Financial Stability and Access Division at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Dr. Amrik Heyer presented the findings of the 2016 FinAccess household survey at a launch attended by over 230 policymakers, industry players, academics and development partners. The occasion was graced by Sheila M’Mbijjiwe, Deputy Governor […]
This presentation discusses key research findings on the unique needs of growth oriented SMEs. Dinah’s presentation was supported by case studies of Optiven and World Plastics – two SMEs that have experienced tremendous success in the Kenyan market.