Kenya Financial diaries

Kenya Covid-19 Diaries

March 30th, 2020

This section holds a series of rapidly-produced blogs on how low-income Kenyans are coping with the changes in their lives induced by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  This research was implemented in partnership between BFA Global and FSD Kenya. Read more about the Kenya Financial Diaries project here.  We will continue checking in with Diaries participants throughout the crisis.  For the latest news and insights from this work, follow @FSDKe and @BFAGlobal on Twitter, as well as hashtags #Covid19DiariesKenya and #KomeshaCorona.

Debts in Distress: How ordinary people are finding the liquidity they need to survive COVID 29/07/2020
Imagining Post-COVID recovery 10/07/2020
FSD Kenya and BFA webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on low-income Kenyans 20/06/2020
Corona Case Studies: ‘Waiting for nothing’ 12/06/2020
Corona Case Studies: ‘Running out of options’ 12/06/2020
Back to an empty market 10/06/2020
Economic prospects for Kenya in the context of the COVID-19 crisis 29/05/2020
How COVID-19 has affected digital payments to merchants in Kenya 29/05/2020
Corona Case Studies: Lost without church 30/04/2020
The buck stops with women 30/04/2020
Will COVID-19 make or break community-based finance? 27/04/2020
Opportunities beyond Covid-19: It’s time for Kenya to nurture a fully digital economy 22/04/2020
If the coronavirus doesn’t kill you… 21/04/2020
“Our love has grown more” 21/04/2020
Corona Case Studies: Kibarua crunch 14/04/2020
Corona Case Studies: Should I stay, or should I go? 14/04/2020
Shamba bora (fertile farmland), Shamba la mawe (rocky farmland) 14/04/2020
Dilemmas of distancing 09/04/2020
Corona Case Studies: Mountains Beyond Mountains 09/04/2020
The costs of coping with Coronavirus 08/04/2020
Corona Case Studies: “If I had food, I would close the shop” 07/04/2020
The ultimate stress test for financial resilience 07/04/2020
When hustling fails: The impact of coronavirus mitigation efforts on ordinary people’s livelihoods 06/04/2020
Corona Case Studies: Loss of Income, Loss of Pride 06/04/2020
Weathering the COVID-19 storm: How will Kenyans cope? 30/03/2020

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