RFP for Procurement of an Independent Audit Firm for Internal Audit Services.
Date of Issue: Thursday, 21st March 2019. Expiry Date: Thursday, 11th April 2019. DOWNLOADS: RFP for Procurement of an Independent Audit Firm for Internal Audit Services.
Report on Informal Financial Inclusion in Uganda
Efforts to increase formal financial inclusion in Uganda are faced with significant challenges which are both supply and demand side in nature. From a supply-side perspective the most significant challenge is that 76% of Ugandan adults are rural-based. The high cost of providing financial services in rural areas often means that formal financial institutions lack […]
Analysis of status of financial inclusion for women and youth in Uganda
Money management, planning and the safe building of assets are core components of a larger set of economic and social skills needed to achieve a sustainable livelihood. In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the obstacles women and young adults face in developing these abilities. Financial service providers (FSPs), however, are still […]
Report on Uptake of Insurance Services in Uganda 2018
The findings of the FinScope survey conducted in 2018 show that formal insurance uptake in Uganda is at 1%. Current insurance penetration in Uganda is also estimated at 1%. The low level of formal insurance uptake is attributable to public mistrust, low public awareness and a narrow insurance product range – especially for low income […]
Job Opportunity: Executive Director
Contract: Permanent Location: Kampala, Uganda Salary: Competitive Reports To: Board of Directors FSD Uganda (FSDU) is one of several Financial Sector Deepening organisations that have been created across Sub-Saharan Africa to support innovation, conduct research and help promote and improve policies, laws and regulations that shape the financial sector with a goal of ensuring a […]
Rethinking Insurance uptake in Uganda: Why legacy models aren’t enough
By Joel Muhumuza(FSDU) and Protazio Sande(IRA) It’s midnight and Muzeeyi Bizibu and his wife are meant to be asleep because they have to wake up at 5am to go to work. However, Muzeeyi Bizibu’s chest is yet again bothering him. He can’t seem to breathe well and is having coughing fits. It might be pneumonia. […]
Microinsurance Challenge Fund (MCF)
Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). We support innovation, conduct research, help promote and improve policy, […]
Insurance Innovation: Needs, Gaps and Opportunities
Presentation at the Innovation Forum and FSDU Insurance Challenge Fund Launch – Kampala, 10 December 2018. Contents: The changing insurance landscape globally The need for insurance: unpacking the risk experience of Ugandans A closer look at specific target markets: what are the gaps and opportunities? The innovation imperative