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For maximum value, financial innovation must address real world problems

Kenya has received world-wide recognition as leader in financial innovation. This is a laudable achievement because finance holds the potential to unlock solutions to the real-world problems that Kenyans face in their daily lives.

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From financial inclusion to inclusive finance: The power of frameworks to catalyse change

Below, we’ll discuss the power of frameworks in shaping research and providing insights for financial inclusion policy and investment.

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Harnessing the market potential of financially underserved Kenyans

On the 5th of September 2019, the Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), held a stakeholder validation workshop in Nairobi, where they presented the findings of a research study that identified seven key financially underserved segments of the Kenyan population and discussed the potentially viable business cases and policy implications that financial market players could tap into.

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Groundbreaking new policy and regulatory initiatives may spur more fintech innovation in Kenya

The combination of a regulatory sandbox and a one-stop-shop regulatory helpline is what the Kenyan fintech market needs to continue innovating.

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Blogs & publications
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Impact evaluation of FSD Kenya’s savings groups project

FSD Kenya commissioned Oxford Policy Management (OPM) to conduct an in-depth impact assessment of their savings groups programmes which were undertaken in collaboration with two international non-governmental organisations, CARE and Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

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Annual Lectures
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3rd FSD Kenya Public annual lecture 2017 – Making finance serve the needs of the economy

Over 250 policymakers, industry players, regulators, lecturers, students, financial sector analysts, development practitioners and other guests gathered at the National Museum’s Louis Leakey Auditorium on Thursday 9th February 2017 for the 3rd FSD Kenya annual lecture on financial inclusion.

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Policy

FSD Kenya hosts 2nd lecture on competition and consumer protection

Rafe Mazer, a financial sector policy expert at CGAP, delivered the 2nd Kenya lecture on financial inclusion, organised by FSD Kenya, on Thursday 8th December 2016. 

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Blogs & publications
Policy

The increasingly crowded savannah

Policymakers, academics, industry players, donors and other stakeholders gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Thursday 8th December for the 2nd FSD Kenya annual lecture on financial inclusion.

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Policy

Securing credit for growth: The case for a new asset register in Kenya

This report provides an overview of Kenya’s current policy, and the legal and practical framework for registration of movable asset collateral – including leases.

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