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June 2020

Becoming Business People

Background This study examines how building livelihoods programmes, or financial graduation projects, shape who participants become as businesspeople. The study followed 51 participants of the FSD Kenya and CARE building livelihoods programme in Marsabit County, Northern Kenya from May 2016 to February 2019. It provides important insights into different identities associated with being a businessperson, […]

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June 2020

2019 Annual report

As we highlight our work from 2019 in this report, the world is facing a global pandemic of unprecedented scale. The COVID-19 crisis is creating great uncertainty about what the future holds for the economy and well-being of all. But as I reflect on the stories that offer a snapshot into our work over the […]

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July 2019

2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report shares some of the stories of our work with partners aimed at exploring the frontiers of how we can create a better kind of financing.

Publications -
October 2014

An ethnographic study of local institutionalisation of savings groups in Malanga, Coast region

This brief presents findings from ethnographic research in a rural area of Malindi District in Kenya’s Coast region. The study explored the local institutionalisation of savings groups implemented by Catholic Relief Services as part of their Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) programme. The study was commissioned by the Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSD Kenya) […]