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Datasets
December 2015

Kenya Financial Diaries 2012-2013: Socio-economic and demographic datasets

This data pack contains several files (in .csv and .dta formats) with information collected about households and household members participating in the 2012-2013 Kenya Financial Diaries study. Data captured during interviews are available on housing characteristics, ownership of assets, demographics, educational attainment, well-being, goings-on and consumption from own production.  In addition, several auxiliary datasets with custom indicators on income, […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Kytabu

Kytabu aims to provide low cost access to textbooks by enabling consumers to purchase electronic materials on an Android tablet through mobile money. The application encrypts textbooks courtesy of publishers, which consumers can choose to rent as an electronic book for a day, week, month, school term or year. Consumers can also rent individual pages […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Lipa Karo na M-PESA

Launched in 2010, Lipa Karo is a Safaricom service that enables school fees payment via M-Pesa.  Upon signing up, a school is issued with a unique aggregated Paybill/business number to which school fees are remitted. Funds received via the school’s M-pesa paybill number are consolidated in the school’s Paybill account and can be withdrawn  and transferred to the […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Eneza

Eneza is a virtual tutor and teacher’s assistant on a low-cost mobile phone. available by dialing *291# from a Safaricom line or registering online. Eneza, formerly mPrep, provides educational content via SMS/USSD and web to 170,000 upper primary school students in Kenya. Content includes quizzes and mini-lessons for the students, as well as data and […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is large-scale chain of low-cost, private schools primary and pre-primary schools that leverages research, technology, and data analysis in order to standardize and scale teaching. Administrative operations such as billing, payments, expense management, payroll processing, and admissions are automated through smartphone and tablet applications for managers and teachers. The applications are connected […]

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Publications
July 2015

Getting an education in rural Kenya: Findings based on the Kenya Financial Diaries

This report seeks to depict the Kenyan education environment from the point of view of the household, with specific emphasis on rural smallholder farming households. It seeks to determine how much Kenyan families actually spend on education, whether in private or public school systems, what percentage of income is spent on education as a proportion […]