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Solar Energy Lighting Up The Way To Financial Inclusion

Solar Energy Lighting Up The Way To Financial Inclusion

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By Peter Kawumi Increased access to solar energy by rural households and small businesses will drive demand for formal credit in the developing world. Off-grid solar energy solutions are taking ...
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Digital Payments: Unlocking the Formal Economy for Small Businesses

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By Joel Muhumuza Like many developing countries, Uganda is a cash economy. This is particularly true for the transportation sector. Boda-Boda’s or motorcycle taxis dominate private transportation in Uganda, particularly ...
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FSD Uganda Design Sprint for Refugee Financial Services

From Ideas to Field Tests in 4 Days: A Design Sprint for Refugee-Centered Financial Services

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By John Won*, Consulting Associate (BFA) and Peter Kawumi, Manager Competitive Strategies (FSD Uganda) In June 2018, BFA, a global consulting firm led a four-day design sprint for financial service ...
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How sandboxes can help the rural poor borrow, contribute to growth

How sandboxes can help the rural poor borrow, contribute to growth

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According to Uganda’s National Household Survey 2016-2017, eight out of every 10 Ugandans reside in rural areas, with the majority engaged in agriculture, while those living in urban areas are ...
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Mapping the Financial-access Journey of the Refugee

Mapping the Financial-access Journey of the Refugee

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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 ...
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