Building efficient credit markets in Uganda

By Joseph Sanjula Lutwama Given that the average annual savings for adult Ugandans is under Ushs 5,000, many of us will have to interface with credit at one point in our lives. This becomes more […]

Rebooting the Manufacturing Sector Post the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case for the Platform Economy

By Joseph Lutwama Taking Stock In the manufacturing sector, the Covid-19 pandemic came with a mixed bag of fortunes. The pandemic presented an opportunity for some industries and catastrophe for others. Industries producing accessories related […]

Making a Culture out of Saving Money

By Carolyne Ariokot and Brenda Banura In a country whose citizens’ saving culture is in its adolescence, with only 54% of Ugandan adults saving an average of UShs6,000 (2018 Finscope Report respectively), commemorating the World […]

Assessing National Funding for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Uganda

FSD Uganda was part of the advisory committee of a Publish What You Fund (PWYF) project that assessed national funding for women’s economic empowerment (WEE), women’s financial inclusion (WFI), women’s empowerment collectives (WECs), and gender […]

Validation of a Report, an Assessment of the Microinsurance Needs of Uganda’s Informal Traders

Kampala, Uganda: The Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) and the Makerere University Business School (MUBS) will today, during a validation workshop share findings from research that assessed the microinsurance needs of Uganda’s informal traders to inform […]

The State of Financial Inclusion in Uganda: An Analysis of the 2019/20 Uganda National Household Survey Findings

In today’s increasingly connected world, access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet the needs of individuals and businesses is a critical factor to their survival, growth, and sustainability. Since the early […]

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