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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 […]

Linking refugees to formal financial services (Part I)

By Anne Gachoka and Carmen Merab, BFA Global Financial services are an important avenue for refugees to save money, access loans, and manage life shocks. However, many of them struggle to access finance because of legal barriers, lack of identity documentation, lack of credit history in their new locations, or collateral as security. Despite the […]

Unlocking the Potential of Uganda’s Housing Value Chain Through Strategic Partnerships and Collaboration

Download Presentation By Jimmy Ebong and Maria Nkhonjera Uganda’s Financial Sector Development Strategy (FSDS) estimates the country’s housing deficit to be 1.6 million units, with an annual requirement between 180,000 and 210,000 units. Given rapid rates of population growth and urbanisation, a widening housing need may overwhelm cities in the near future. Uganda has the […]

Regulating for Innovation Supervisory Toolkit

Download here. The fast-paced changes in the financial sector are primarily driven by innovation and advancements in technology. Proactive engagement with the market will help policy makers and regulators build their understand of trends and allow them to effectively assess the opportunities new technologies present against any emergent risks. Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda, through […]

Director, Deal Flow Facility

Job Title: Director, Deal Flow Facility Location: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: The Executive Director Supervises: Investment Analyst and Enterprise Relationship Manager Application Deadline: March 15, 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 […]

Vacancy: Driver

Job Title: Driver Location: Kampala, Uganda Reports to: Office Administrator Supervises: None Application Deadline: February 23, 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 on […]

COVID-19 and access to agricultural finance in Uganda

During August and September, Wellspring Development Capital and Sofala Partners conducted a “rapid diagnostic” on the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural finance in Uganda, on behalf of Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU). We consulted more than 85 experts and practitioners across the country, from those involved in farming and agro-processing, to traders and exporters, commercial […]