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Rethinking Insurance uptake in Uganda: Why legacy models aren’t enough

By Joel Muhumuza(FSDU) and Protazio Sande(IRA) It’s midnight and Muzeeyi Bizibu and his wife are meant to be asleep because they have to wake up at 5am to go to work. However, Muzeeyi Bizibu’s chest is yet again bothering him. He can’t seem to breathe well and is having coughing fits. It might be pneumonia. […]

Microinsurance Challenge Fund (MCF)

Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). We support innovation, conduct research, help promote and improve policy, […]

Insurance Innovation: Needs, Gaps and Opportunities

Presentation at the Innovation Forum and FSDU Insurance Challenge Fund Launch – Kampala, 10 December 2018. Contents: The changing insurance landscape globally The need for insurance: unpacking the risk experience of Ugandans A closer look at specific target markets: what are the gaps and opportunities? The innovation imperative

Digital Finance Can Transform Agriculture

By Alice Nakagwa Advances in Technology could be the solution to smallholder farmers’ access to financial services in Uganda. Take Enid Nimusiima, 42 years old, a member of Mushanga Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOs) in Sheema District, in Uganda. Nimusiima expanded her poultry business from 60 to 1000 chickens, thanks to MSACCO, a platform […]

FinTech in Uganda: Implications For Regulation

FinTech holds great potential for both financial inclusion and economic development in a wider sense. Digital financial solutions have been expanding access and reach to consumers, especially the unbanked and under-banked. They have been significantly lowering the costs of providing financial services, making it possible to serve the base of the pyramid in a more […]

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