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Mapping the Financial-access Journey of the Refugee

By John Won, Consulting Associate, BFA In April 2018, BFA facilitated a series of workshops for six banks – Diamond Trust Bank, Equity Bank, FINCA, Opportunity International, Post Bank, Ugafode – and a mobile network operator – Africell, in partnership with FSD Uganda. We shared research and statistics about the over 1.3 million forcibly displaced […]

Notes from the Frontier: Could Refugee Populations Be Ripe For Financial Inclusion?

As we approached the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement area, we were met with a calm sense of normalcy. People went about their business as usual, men and women tilling farms, children running around playing in school grounds and traders displaying their products at small designated shopping centres within the settlement. On 23rd March 2018, PostBank Uganda […]

RFP for Consultancy Services for Provision of Fund Management Services

  Date of Issue: Thursday, 29th March 2018 Expiry Date: Friday, 20th April 2018 DOWNLOADS: RFP for Consultancy Services for Provision of Fund Management Services for FSD Uganda 06 April 2018 Pre-proposal meeting Question & Answer Session  

Linkage Banking in Uganda

This report is of a study on linkage banking, commissioned by FSD Uganda to enhance understanding of relationships between Savings and Lending Groups (SLGs) and Financial Services Providers (FSPs). The report highlights both demand and supply sides of linkage banking which possesses benefits and challenges in their structure and implementation, hence a need to understand […]

FSDU’s Interventions to Promote Women’s Financial Inclusion

  Kampala, March 5, 2018: Financial Inclusion in Uganda has gained significant recognition through the recently launched National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) 2017-2022 whose major focus area is to enhance development of the financial sector to be more robust to enhance inclusion. If implemented well, there will be opportunity for more Ugandans to access a […]

Market Research on Interoperability in Mobile Financial Services in Uganda

Friends Consult Limited (FCL) was commissioned by Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) in collaboration with Bank of Uganda (BoU) to conduct market research on interoperability in mobile financial services in Uganda. Interoperability is defined as the ability for different systems to connect with one another. It is increasingly seen by digital financial experts, as well […]

Head of Infrastructure

Job Summary Reporting to the Director of Programmes, the Head of Infrastructure is responsible and accountable for facilitating the government and industry to develop infrastructure solutions that meet the financial needs of low income Ugandans. Key Responsibilities To contribute to the development and implementation of FSDU’s strategic and operational plans; providing expertise and insight in […]

Communications Officer

Job Summary To lead the FSD Uganda team in the implementation of an effective communication strategy that supports the delivery of FSD objectives and has an impact on influencing stakeholders, industry decision makers in the development of financial services that are accessible to the poor. Key Responsibilities: As a member of the team, support the […]

Director of Programmes

Job Summary As a deputy to the Executive Director, and as a member of the Executive team, the Director of Programmes is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction, which ensures that FSDU programmes achieve their intended objectives, resulting in a significant impact on financial markets development and financial inclusion for all in Uganda. He/she […]

Legal Counsel

Job Summary The Legal Counsel provides legal and compliance advisory services to enable effective management of legal and contractual risks. The role ensures that FSDU is effectively represented in all legal suits and matters; and that the FSDU complies with the laws and regulations of Uganda and the organization’s policies and procedures. Key Responsibilities: Provide […]

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