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Published on June 1, 2009

FinAccess National Survey 2009: Dynamics of Kenya’s changing financial landscape

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Summary

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 segments, (3) provide solid empricial basis to track progress and evaluate the effect of various government-led and donor-led initiatives and, (4) provide data for use in academic research into the impact of access to financial services on growth and poverty reduction. The main results of the 2009 survey are described in this report.

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