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Publications
April 2014

Financial graduation feasibility study

This study was commissioned by the Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Trust in Kenya to examine opportunities to support a financial graduation model, targeting the extremely poor and food insecure who receive cash transfers under the Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP). Specifically, the study team proposed to: ƒ (1) Analyse the opportunities and challenges of delivering […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Publications
April 2015

Capacities to aspire and capacities to save: A gendered analysis of motivations for liquidity management

This paper identifies the ways in which current financial service offerings are used and deployed by women and men towards achieving their goals for wellbeing. In the context of an on-going, gendered gap in access to formal financial services the research set out to investigate how and in what ways this relates to the aspirations […]

Publications
March 2015

Quality of delivery study: Outreach, member satisfaction, safety and delivery channels in Savings Groups projects

Financial Sector Deepening Kenya (FSD Kenya) has worked since 2008 with CARE and, since August 2012, with CRS, to develop, test and perfect different models or channels for forming, training and supporting Savings Groups (SGs). In 2013, FSD Kenya commissioned the Quality of Delivery Study (QDS) which had four objectives: ƒ (1) Measure the outreach […]

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February 2015

Cashlite report: Are we there yet? Rethinking the evolution of electronic payments in Kenya

This report examines data from Financial Diaries studies conducted in both Kenya and South Africa in 2012 and 2013 to better understand the extent to which low-income consumers are being affected by broad trends towards the digitization of payments: through card payments in an increasingly banked population in South Africa and via mobile money in […]