Value Of Finance

Events

The 2019 FinAccess Household Survey – Presentation

The Central Bank of Kenya in collaboration with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) have launched the Financial Access (FinAccess) Household Survey 2019 on 3rd April 2019.

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Blog

Towards a financial system which works for Kenya

Financial inclusion has attracted enormous interest because of its promise to provide an instrument for economic and social empowerment. Initial thinking was that simply expanding the reach of the financial sector would produce financial tools to support greater economic and social inclusion. But the results thus far have been disappointing.

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Annual Lectures

Why Fintech matters: Reflecting on FSD Kenya’s work

For us, Fintech only matters if it is helping Kenyans solve real-world problems or seize genuine opportunities.

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Blog

Data sharing models: The potential for financial innovation and the risks that must be managed

There is a range of new data sharing models emerging that could have a significant impact on financial innovation in emerging markets.

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Consumer insights

Emerging data sharing models to promote financial service innovation: global trends and their implications for emerging markets

In countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, India, and Mexico, there is momentum to increase consumers’ ability to access, manage, and control their digital identity and history.

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VIDEO – Through Kenyan eyes: perspectives on the value of financial services
FinAccess

VIDEO – Through Kenyan eyes: perspectives on the value of financial services

FSD Kenya has been working since 2005 to promote financial inclusion in Kenya. Kenya has made huge strides during this time with over 75% of the population having access to a formal account.

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Blog

What can financial providers learn from chamas?

Why informal financial groups fundamentally embody key features of how Kenyans want their money to work to help them live well

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Blog

What do Kenyans really want from financial service providers?

Insights into the social value of financial services

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Digital finance

The gender and age dimensions of mobile money adoption in Kenya

Up until now studies concerning mobile money and financial inclusion have focused largely on aggregate adoption rates and usage trends. Few have shed light on the ways in which women, men and young adults (men and women ages 18-25), use mobile money differently.

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Financial service providers

Finance and living well

Kenya’s more successful mass market financial solutions have demonstrated the importance of social values by enabling poor Kenyans to manage their money in ways that cultivate their visions of well being.

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