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Job Opportunity: Head of Financial Services

Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSDU seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). FSDU is funded by Department for International Development (DFID) UK aid […]

RFP Consultancy on Assessment of Unclaimed Assets in Uganda

  Date of Issue: Tuesday, 23rd October 2018. Expiry Date: Tuesday, 06th November 2018. DOWNLOADS: RFP for Consultancy on Assessment of Unclaimed Assets in Uganda  

VSLAs: The Unsung Heroes of Financial Inclusion

VSLAs are considered informal channels of financial services and yet according to 2018 FinScope survey findings most adults save with and borrow from VSLAs. Four out of every 10 adults save with and five out of every 10 adults borrow from VSLAs. Ugandans are five times less likely to borrow from Savings and Credit Cooperatives […]

FinScope 2018: The case for a deeper and more inclusive financial sector in Uganda

The FinScope Survey is often conducted to respond to a lack of information regarding the need for financial services. The study is designed to determine how individuals 16 years or older (i.e. adults) manage their money and the extent to which they use financial services to do so. The study also enhances monitoring changes in […]

Closing the gender gap: Challenges and Opportunities

By: Catherine Atieno, FSD Uganda Gender Consultant More than 2 billion people lack access to a financial account – with nearly one out of every three women globally excluded from the formal financial system. The persistent gender gap is according to the 2017 Findex Survey, concentrated
in three regions: The Middle East and North Africa with […]

Request for Proposals for Consultancy Services to Develop a Strategic Plan for the Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority

  Date of Issue: Wednesday, 7th July 2018. Expiry Date: Wednesday, 25th July 2018. DOWNLOADS: RFP for Consultancy to develop a Strategic Plan for the Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority(UMRA) 19 July 2018 Pre-proposal Clarifications (Question & Answers)  

Request for Proposals for Consultancy Services to Draft Regulations to Operationalize the Security Interest in Moveable Property Law

  Date of Issue: Saturday, 7th July 2018 Expiry Date: Monday, 23rd July 2018 DOWNLOADS: RFP for Consultancy to draft regulations to operationalize the Security Interest in Moveable Property Law  

RFP for Consultancy Services for Provision of Fund Management Services

  Date of Issue: Thursday, 29th March 2018 Expiry Date: Friday, 20th April 2018 DOWNLOADS: RFP for Consultancy Services for Provision of Fund Management Services for FSD Uganda 06 April 2018 Pre-proposal meeting Question & Answer Session  

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