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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 […]

Survey: Data in FSP Decision-Making

Insight2impact (i2i), FSD Africa and Oxford Policy Management (OPM), together with Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) – developed and implemented an online survey that sought to understand the ways in which financial service providers (FSPs) collect, store and use data in Uganda. The responses in the survey span the period from 29 August 2017 to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Customer Satisfaction and Needs Assessment: A Report about Uganda’s Insurance Sector

This survey was commissioned by the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) on behalf of Uganda Insurers Association (UIA). The survey was implemented by Ipso was conducted within the major towns of the four regions of Uganda. The overall objective of the survey was to assess the satisfaction levels of different stakeholders within the Insurance sector and to identify service gaps and propose […]

Kampala Private Schools Market Study Full Report

CapitalPlus Exchange (CapPlus) prepared this analysis for financial institutions in Kampala to provide insights on the market opportunity represented by low-fee private schools. The report includes: • Description of the size and nature of low-fee private schools in the city, covering topics such as the schools’ general characteristics, legal status, infrastructure, management, current use of […]

Kampala Private Schools Market Study Summary Report

The research explores the opportunity for financing low-cost private schools. A total of 223 school proprietors and local education officials were interviewed in this study. The top-line findings from the study show that an estimate of 84% of children in Kampala are enrolled in low-cost private schools. The findings further show that the schools surveyed […]

Agency Banking in Uganda An Assessment of the Potential Challenges and Opportunities

FSD Uganda is an independent, not for profit company. We support innovation, conduct research and help promote and improve policy, laws and regulation that shape the financial sector. Our objective is a deeper, broader and more inclusive financial sector in Uganda. We contribute to improving the livelihoods of Uganda’s low income households and support economic […]

Uganda 2013 FinScope Main Report

To date, FinScope surveys have been carried out in 18 African countries including Uganda. FinScope III survey for Uganda follows two previous-FinScope I and II surveys carried out in 2006 and 2009 respectively. Like the previous FinScope I and II, FinScope III gathered detailed demographic information for the\r\n adult population (individuals aged 16 years and […]