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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant Location: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Financial Controller Application Deadline: June 27, 2021 About Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to and usage of financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a […]

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial ControllerLocation: Kampala, UgandaReports to: Chief Operations OfficerApplication Deadline: June 27, 2021 About Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to and usage of financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus […]

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations ManagerLocation: Kampala, UgandaReports to: Chief Operations OfficerApplication Deadline: June 27, 2021 About Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to and usage of financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus […]

IRA regulating for innovation – Case study

The enactment of a new Insurance Act, which came into operation in early 2018, expanded the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA)’s mandate from market soundness and consumer protection to also include market development. As part of this new mandate, the IRA is committed to encourage and facilitate innovation in its market. However, encouraging innovation may introduce […]

Financial Inclusion for Refugees Case Study in Uganda

By Henry J. Leir Institute During a year that most of the world has spent locked indoors, we should remember that 1% of the world’s population has been forced to flee their homes due to conflict or persecution. This is roughly 79.5 million people. 26 million are refugees, and almost half are under the age […]

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda partners with the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and the European Union (EU) to establish first-of-a-kind Deal-Matching Facility in Uganda

The innovative partnership has been established with the aim of making medium-to-large Ugandan companies attractive to investors Tue. June 8th, 2021, Kampala: Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda is launching a Deal Flow Facility (DFF) to increase investment in medium to large companies in Uganda. Funded by the European Union (EU) and in collaboration with the […]

Portfolio Relationship Manager

Job Title: Portfolio Relationship Manager Location: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Director, Deal Flow Facility Application Deadline: May 12, 2021 About Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda is a non-profit company limited by guarantee and funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other development partners. Its mandate is to make […]

Investment Officer

Job Title: Investment Officer Location: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Director, Deal Flow Facility Application Deadline: May 12, 2021 About Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda is a non-profit company limited by guarantee and funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other development partners. Its mandate is to make financial […]

Lessons for building resilience through inclusive financial services

How the financial lives of Ugandans have changed to respond to the effects of the Covid-19 crisis By Jimmy Ebong and Diana Ngaira FinScope 2018 showed that 75% of Ugandans did not have enough money to pay for living expenses, prior to the COVID-19 crisis. They have small amounts of savings and 23% who coped […]

Highlights: Impact of COVID-19 on the economic resilience and financial behaviour of Ugandans

FSD Uganda partnered with the Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development and undertook a COVID-19 tracker survey which traced the impact of COVID-19 on livelihoods, financial behavior, and social responses of Ugandans. The phone-based survey was conducted in 5 waves between April and September 2020. Similar surveys were conducted by the FSD Network in […]