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October 2015

Financial capability for well-being: An alternative perspective from the capability approach

Financial inclusion and financial capability require an evaluative framework for the exploration of how and to what degree the ways in which poor people engage with financial services and transactions can improve their wellbeing.

Publications
June 2008

Financial exclusion in Kenya: An analysis of financial service use

A range of factors influence which financial services people use. These include the factors of cost and distance as well as those such as literacy, income source and gender. In order to develop policies to expand access and use, policy-makers need to have an understanding of these factors – socio-economic, demographic and geographic – and […]

Publications
November 2008

Measuring access to financial services in Kenya: Pretesting of concepts

The primary objective of this report was to pre-test some concepts for the FinAccess 2009 survey. The concepts include: (1) Financial literacy – familiarity with product terminology such as collateral, interest rates, bad debt, mortgage, credit bureau, insurance, life insurance, investment and shares; ƒ (2) Usage of informal groups – reasons why they are formed, why they […]

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January 2009

Mobile payments in Kenya: Findings from a survey of M-PESA users and agents

This report was undertaken by the Central Bank of Kenya’s National Payments System Division, FSD Kenya and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) to better understand the emerging development of mobile money in Kenya. The findings are based on a survey of 3,000 households that was carried out from the 26th of August […]

Publications
October 2007

Financial Access in Kenya: Results of the 2006 national survey

The objectives of FinAccess 2006 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 would suit newly identified, unserved market segments, […]

Datasets
July 2015

Financial inclusion insights tracker survey (FIITS) Kenya 2014

The Financial Inclusion Insights Tracker survey (FIITS) data captures data on how Kenyan access mobile communications and digital financial services, the key patterns and behaviors that mobile money users display, how demographic factors influence demand and uptake of mobile money as well as barriers to adoption and usage. Estimates from the Kenya FIITS are representative […]

Datasets
July 2015

Financial inclusion insights tracker survey (FIITS) Kenya 2013

The Financial Inclusion Insights Tracker survey (FIITS) data captures data on how Kenyan access mobile communications and digital financial services, the key patterns and behaviors that mobile money users display, how demographic factors influence demand and uptake of mobile money as well as barriers to adoption and usage. Estimates from the Kenya FIITS are representative […]