Fostering Inclusivity: Mainstreaming Gender in Uganda’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy (2023-2028)

By Anthea Paelo, Ph.D. The 2021 Global Findex Study places the gender gap in financial inclusion in Uganda at only two percentage points. The gap is even smaller for mobile money at only one percentage […]

Mainstreaming Gender in the National Financial Inclusion Strategy 2023-2028

As the Bank of Uganda develops the National Financial Inclusion Strategy II 2023 – 2028 this report aims to provide an overview of the status of women’s financial inclusion in Uganda and propose recommendations. In […]

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing for a New Era of Credit Information Market Collaboration in Uganda

February 1, 2024, Kampala, Uganda: The Credit Reference Bureau Association (CRBA) and Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda will today sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which formalises the intent between the institutions to collaboratively implement […]

Leveraging Technology to Increase Access to Rural Agricultural Credit Finance: The Case of Emata

By Douglas Karugonjo, Joseph Sanjula Lutwama and Maren Hald Bjørgum The State of Rural Agricultural Credit Finance Agriculture in Uganda especially in the rural areas has always faced the challenge of limited access to credit […]

Rapid Assessment of the Feasibility of a National Long-term Savings Scheme

Summary report Detailed report Uganda’s informal sector has shown a wealth of unrealised entrepreneurial potential. It ranked the third highest in (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 2014) due to 28% of adults owning or co-owning a new […]

FSD Uganda’s engagement with fintechs

FSD Uganda acknowledges that technology presents unique financial inclusion opportunities for the economically disadvantaged. Because technology comes with affordability and efficiency which play a huge role in increasing financial inclusion, FSD Uganda incorporates the use […]

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