Published on October 15, 2013

FinAccess National Survey 2013: Profiling developments in financial access and usage in Kenya


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 market segments, (3) provide solid empirical 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 2013 survey are described in this report.

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