Quick! Let’s Triple The Number Of Bank Accounts In Uganda

Quick! Let’s Triple The Number Of Bank Accounts In Uganda

I had a call from the village on Monday. I needed to make a deposit into the farm manager’s account urgently in order to allow him pay the vet. It was 3.45pm, I was busy, and had a packed social evening planned. I just couldn’t make it to my bank (to withdraw the money), then run across to his (to deposit the same) in time.

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Agency Banking – a shot in the arm for Uganda’s financial sector?

Agency Banking – a shot in the arm for Uganda’s financial sector?

Banks and other financial sector players in Uganda await the issuance of the Agency Banking regulations in growing anticipation. Their issuance will allow for the extension of the provision of basic financial transactions to your local super market, hardware shop or pharmacy. In this way, banks should offer more convenient, flexible and accessible account access for both new and existing customers.

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Digital systems can improve traditional banking methods

Digital systems can improve traditional banking methods

M-Shwari hits the 10 million customer mark”- we’ve all seen the articles and blogs posts about this innovative Safaricom-Commercial Bank ofAfrica (CBA) product that allows mobile money users to remotely open bank accounts, earn interest on their savings and access credit instantly. We’ve seen traditional financial institutions rushing to make strategic partnerships with mobile network operators, in an effort to replicate this success.

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FinScope Uganda 2013 Survey Report

FinScope Uganda 2013 Survey Report

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    To date, FinScope surveys have been carried out in 18 African countries including Uganda. FinScope III survey for Uganda follows two previous-FinScope I and II surveys carried out in 2006 and 2009 respectively.

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    Data sets – FinScope Uganda 2013 Survey Report

    Data sets – FinScope Uganda 2013 Survey Report

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      Agent Network Accelerator Survey: Summary of Uganda Country Report 2015

      Agent Network Accelerator Survey: Summary of Uganda Country Report 2015

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        Agent Network Accelerator Survey: Uganda Country Report 2015

        Agent Network Accelerator Survey: Uganda Country Report 2015

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          The findings, based on interviews with over 2,200 mobile money agents interviewed in 2015, the ANA Uganda report, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, FSDU, IFC, FSDA and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) highlights findings on the DFS agent landscape in Uganda covering agent profitability, transaction volumes, liquidity management and other important strategic considerations.

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          Assess the financial needs, preferences and capacities of potential customers Northern Uganda

          Assess the financial needs, preferences and capacities of potential customers Northern Uganda

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            The main objective of the market research was to assess the needs, preferences and capacities of the potential customers in Oyam and surrounding districts. This document presents the findings of the study.

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            The impact of shutting down mobile money in Uganda

            The impact of shutting down mobile money in Uganda

            On February 18, 2016, the people of Uganda went to the polls to vote in the Presidential and Primary elections. Citing a threat to “national security,” the Uganda Communications Commission ordered mobile network operators to shut down key social media sites (WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter) and disable mobile money platforms.

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            Uganda National Small Business Survey

            Uganda National Small Business Survey

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              The National Small Business Survey assessed the nature and scope of MSMEs in Uganda. The purpose of the survey was to identify constraints to MSMEs’ development and growth with a focus on access to finance, infrastructure, business development services, markets and technology

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              Uganda’s Microfinance Sector Effectiveness Review

              Uganda’s Microfinance Sector Effectiveness Review

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                The Uganda Microfinance Sector Effectiveness Review for 2014 is an initiative of the Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda based on a similar review that was done by the Consultative Group for Assisting the Poor (CGAP) and published in 2004. The report bears resemblance to the first review but has added new dimensions given the developments in the sector over the last decade.

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