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Informal Sector Pensions: Protecting millions of East Africans from old-age poverty

Informal Sector Pensions: Protecting millions of East Africans from old-age poverty

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By Joseph Lutwama. It is everyone’s desire to retire with a roof over their head and a decent income that will sustain them through their old age. However, very few ...
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Reimagining settlement communities: responding to the growing financial needs of Uganda’s refugees and their hosts

Reimagining settlement communities: responding to the growing financial needs of Uganda’s refugees and their hosts

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By David Darkwa & Fred Ndiwalana. Mama Nicole is what most academics would call a ‘Forcibly Displaced Person’ - a refugee. Three years ago, she fled her village in Northern ...
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The impact of Pandemics on Poverty and Financial Inclusion

The impact of Pandemics on Poverty and Financial Inclusion

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By Rashmi Pillai, Executive Director. By now, the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - is a household term. Hand sanitizer is out of stock, businesses are closing or cutting staff, and ...
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Message from Rashmi Pillai - FSD Uganda Executive on COVID-19

Message from Rashmi Pillai – FSD Uganda Executive on COVID-19

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Uganda confirmed its first case of COVID-19 this weekend. The Government of Uganda, together with private sector actors, continue to demonstrate great leadership by putting in place and adopting progressive ...
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New lives, new tools: The financial lives of refugee communities

New lives, new tools: The financial lives of refugee communities

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Observations by BFA Global based on initial field research  Access to financial services and a steady source of income are key concerns for displaced populations when they begin to settle ...
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