This chart of the week explores the average loan size adult Kenyans in the poorest 40% and the richest 20% are able to access from a variety of formal and informal providers. The data is from the 2016 FinAccess Household survey.
This chart examines the usage and sources of credit in Kenya from the 2016 FinAccess household survey. The plot on the left displays the percentage of adults by wealth group who reported to be currently using a loan from a range of formal and informal providers. An adult could have reported using a loan from more than one source […]
Drawing from the latest FinAccess household survey, this graph explores the relationship between how widely used a particular financial instrument is among Kenya’s poorest 40% and how highly valued that financial instrument is to its users. The big four: Mobile money, savings with a ROSCA or ASCA, secret cash savings at home and credit from the […]
Mr. Daniel Tallam, Assistant Director of the Financial Stability and Access Division at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Dr. Amrik Heyer presented the findings of the 2016 FinAccess household survey at a launch attended by over 230 policymakers, industry players, academics and development partners. The occasion was graced by Sheila M’Mbijjiwe, Deputy Governor […]
The aim of this book is to stimulate debate on how we analyse and think about the future of market development and its implications for poverty and growth. The book was commissioned by Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya as an invitation to scholars to dig more deeply into the data that have been collected over […]
On October 29, 2015, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and FSD Kenya launched a follow up survey to the 2006, 2009, and 2013 FinAccess household surveys. The exercise tracks trends in the geographical spread and outreach of the financial sector. The 2015 survey […]