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FinScope Uganda 2018 Survey Report

FinScope Uganda 2018 Survey Report

The FinScope 2018 survey was designed to determine how individuals 16 years or older (i.e. adults) manage their money, the extent to which they use financial services to do so, and to monitor the changes in levels of financial inclusion over time. To facilitate higher levels of financial inclusion, it also provides insights into the drivers of uptake and usage of financial services amongst different segments of the adult population, ...
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Survey: Data in FSP Decision-Making

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 10 November 2017 and it is specific to Uganda only ...
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Linkage Banking in Uganda

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 the various models applicable as well as models that provide the highest benefits to both ...
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Market Research on Interoperability in Mobile Financial Services in Uganda

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 as government and development agencies, as a business opportunity; a means of increasing the volume ...
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Customer Satisfaction and Needs Assessment: A Report about Uganda's Insurance Sector

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 solutions, that will improve service delivery and performance in the sector. This survey adopted a ...
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Kampala Private Schools Market Study Full Report

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 banking services, profitability and growth trends • Estimated demand for financial services – including loans ...
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Kampala Private Schools Market Study Summary Report

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 were profitable and keen to borrow $164 million over the next three years. In addition, ...
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Agency Banking in Uganda An Assessment of the Potential Challenges and Opportunities

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 growth across the country. For more information visit our website www.fsduganda.or.ug or follow us on ...
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Uganda 2013 FinScope Main Report

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 above), socioeconomic characteristics and use\r\n and non-use of financial services. Uganda 2013 FinScope Main Report ...
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Agent Network Accelerator Survey: Uganda Country Report 2015

Agent Network Accelerator Survey: Uganda Country Report 2015

The findings, based on interviews with over 2,200 mobile money agents interviewed in 2015, the ANA Uganda report, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, FSDU, IFC, FSDA and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) highlights findings on the DFS agent landscape in Uganda covering agent profitability, transaction volumes, liquidity management and other important strategic considerations. The research findings highlight a number of positive attributes of Uganda’s agent ...
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Market Research Report For Northern Uganda

Market Research Report For Northern Uganda

The main objective of the market research was to assess the needs, preferences and capacities of the potential customers in Oyam and surrounding districts. This document presents the findings of the study. The study covered six districts of Oyam, Gulu, Amuru (including Nwoya), Kiryandongo, Apac (including Kole) and Lira. According to National population and housing census 2014 provisional results, 85% of the 2.4 million people are based in the rural ...
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Uganda National Small Business Survey Report

Uganda National Small Business Survey Report

The National Small Business Survey assessed the nature and scope of MSMEs in Uganda. The purpose of the survey was to identify constraints to MSMEs’ development and growth with a focus on access to finance, infrastructure, business development services, markets and technology ...
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The Uganda Microfinance Sector Effectiveness Review

The Uganda Microfinance Sector Effectiveness Review

The Uganda Microfinance Sector Effectiveness Review for 2014 is an initiative of the Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda based on a similar review that was done by the Consultative Group for Assisting the Poor (CGAP) and published in 2004. The report bears resemblance to the first review but has added new dimensions given the developments in the sector over the last decade. While some of the key drivers of the ...
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Uganda 2013 FinScope Summary Report

Uganda 2013 FinScope Summary Report

Uganda's Vision 2040 highlights the lack of access to finance as one of the barriers affecting the competitiveness of the economy. There is limited access to credit and most individuals and firms access credit from informal sources. One of the reasons for the limited access to credit is the low level of incomes and consequently domestic savings which affects ability by institutions to offer long term finance. As such, the ...
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