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ToR: Chronicling Household Level Housing Investment in Uganda

With the aim of stimulating the development of housing finance instruments that are more responsive to household needs, resources and spending habits, the Center for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) launched its Housing Investment Chronicles (HIC) project in November 2016. Stimulating investment in the housing and housing finance sector requires an in-depth understanding of […]

MSME CHARACTERISTICS SURVEY

This paper sought to investigate the characteristics of MSMEs and to suggest ways of improving performance, particularly tackling constraints faced by women and youth entrepreneurs in Uganda View Survey

AGENT ACCELERATOR SURVEY 2016

Agent Accelerator Survey 2016 View Agent Accelerator Survey

FINANCE SURVEY

FINANCE among Micro-Sized, MSMEs, Medium-Sized & Small-sized Enterprises View Survey

INSURANCE SURVEY INDUSTRY 2016

Customer satisfaction and needs assessment Survey for the insurance industry 2016 Download Survey

Partnering in digital payments to strengthen financial inclusion in Uganda

Over half of Uganda’s adults are forced to keep their savings at home because of a lack of access to formal financial services1. Not only is this not safe, but it slows the country’s growth as large numbers of citizens remain financially excluded from formal financial services. To combat this, Mastercard and FSD (Financial Sector […]

Why you should care about financial inclusion

Starting Monday 30th October for one week, people all over the world are going to celebrate Financial inclusion. According to Center for Financial Inclusion the focus will be on exploring how new financial products and partnerships are empowering customers. While all of this is going on, I imagine the first question anybody would ask, as […]

Financial inclusion is vital to end Uganda’s poverty

By Jacqueline Musiitwa, Executive Director, Financial Sector Deepening Uganda The poverty level in Uganda is shockingly high.  According to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics in the 2016/17 Household Survey, about 27% or 10 million people are poor. Although there are many ways to climb out of poverty, access to and usage of financial inclusion is […]

Notes from the Frontier: Spurring Refugee Economic Inclusion in Rwanda through Inclusive Financial Products

Note to reader: For the safety of the refugees and following guidance from UNHCR, no names or pictures have been used in this piece. Thursday 2nd November 2017 was the start of a two-day immersion in the Gihembe Refugee camp in Northern Rwanda. Our task – to develop financial services products that are relevant, affordable […]

FSDU strengthens financial inclusion with digital payments

Partnering in digital payments to strengthen financial inclusion in Uganda Kampala, Uganda – 2nd November 2017: Over half of Uganda’s adults are forced to keep their savings at home because of a lack of access to formal financial services. Not only is this not safe, but it slows the country’s growth as large numbers of citizens […]

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