Mitigating the Impact of Covid on Gains in Financial Inclusion

By Jackie Kitiibwa COVID-19 has been a significant setback for the development plans of many countries. The global recession that has been developing alongside the ongoing health crisis has not only intensified existing inequalities but […]

The Shared Agent Banking Platform is Increasing Financial Inclusion in Uganda

By Brenda Banura-Ssekalo Fast; there are hardly any queues. Convenient; agents are within the neighbourhood and open for longer hours than bank… These are some of the phrases customers use to describe agent banking. This […]

Highlights on Agent Banking Services in Western Uganda (Mbarara and Hoima Districts)

This report assesses uptake and usage of agent banking and the effect of COVID-19 on shared banking services in two districts, Mbarara and Hoima. The research was conducted by Uganda Christian University in partnership with […]

Executive Announcement: Meet FSD Uganda’s new Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda has filled its open position on the leadership team. Patrick Oketa joins us as the Executive Director – he will lead the development and […]

UK Government Hands Over the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda Anchor Donor Role to the Gates Foundation

Since 2015 the UK Government has invested UGX 85 billion (£17m) to establish and support Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSD Uganda), giving over 600,000 individuals and 4,000 micro, small and medium enterprises increased access to […]

How the blockchain technology can secure your mobile phone transactions

The blockchain technology will act as a ‘second eye’ looking at the SIM card registration database on behalf of the regulator, ensuring the users are legitimate and consolidating the data By Noah Baalessanvu, Cryptosavannah Limited […]

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