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Financial exclusion in Kenya

Susan Johnson

Financial exclusion in Kenya

an analysis of financial service use

by Susan Johnson

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Published by FSD Kenya in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared for the Decentralised Financial Services Project, Kenya and Financial Sector Deepening, Kenya by Susan Johnson and Max Nino-Zarazua with assistance from Cono Ariti]
ContributionsNino-Zarazua, Max, Ariti, Cono, Decentralised Financial Services Project (Kenya), FSD Kenya
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25075742M
LC Control Number2010323841

The National Financial Access Survey of shows that 32% of Kenya's bankable population remains totally outside the orbit of financial services and many more being served by the informal financial system (CBK, ). Financial Inclusion in Africa: The Transformative Role of Technology Issa Faye and Thouraya Triki DFIs Support to Financial Inclusion in Africa Isabella Massa The Trade-off Between Financial Inclusion and Financial Stability Pietro Calice Financial Inclusion: Lessons from Latin America and Caribbean Maria Luisa Hayem, Andrea Reyes, Ana Maria Torres.

Financial Inclusion: The pursuit of making financial services accessible at affordable costs to all individuals and businesses, irrespective of net worth and size respectively. Financial inclusion. financial inclusion initiatives and becoming financially included. This was achieved through the accomplishment of follow-up interviews with a sub-sample of 24 The discussions with service users explored the experience of disadvantaged individuals in terms of financial exclusion prior to coming into contact with one of the participating.

  Over the past two decades, however, Kenya to its credit has taken financial inclusion very seriously and it is a pillar of the country’s long-term development blueprint, Vision that aims to.   While financial inclusion – the adoption, usage and sustainability of financial services – is generally linked to socioeconomic development, it faces numerous challenges in South Africa. BCG recently carried out research into the state of financial inclusion in the country, which revealed some of the key reasons why South Africans are not.


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Haile Selassie Avenue P.O Box - Nairobi, Kenya + 20 + 20 + 20 + + [email protected] 1st Edition Published on February 5, by Routledge Focusing on Kenya’s path-breaking mobile money project M-Pesa, this book examines and critiques the nar The Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion: Mobile Money.

On average, 83% of Kenyans have a formal account and exclusion is down to only 8%. Interestingly, despite banks having tripled their user base to 41% of the population in just 13 years since Equity Bank’s savings-led approach to simplified accounts emerged, usage. What is Financial Exclusion. A situation where financial services are inaccessible to the poor either by exclusive government policies or a lack of funds available to the poor.

Book Review Quarantine reading Financial inclusion in Kenya high, but gaps still persist Sunday, Septem Kenya’s top rank was driven by its robust commitment to Author: ANZETSE WERE. This paper uses data from Financial Access Surveys carried out in in Kenya and Uganda to investigate the socio-economic, demographic and geographical factors influencing access to and exclusion from formal, semi-formal and informal financial services.

The FinAccess household survey is the fifth in a series of surveys that measure drivers and usage of financial services in Financial exclusion in Kenya book. The report was officially launched on April 3rd The four previous surveys of, and have shown that Kenya has made significant progress in fostering financial inclusion, with the latest survey providing a thirteen year.

Kenya leads in developing mobile money payment systems and in widespread usage, despite battling extreme poverty. Inmore than seven in 10 adults were financially included (73%); and of these financial account holders, 98% held mobile money accounts. Note: w1 denotes Global Findex data (wave 1) and w2 denotes Global Findex data (wave 2).

Download the Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion». The Kenya Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) programme was established in early to support Sub-regional map on exclusion 8 Chapter 6 uSAGE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES 9 Use of different financial service providers 9 Use of different financial service providers over the years 9.

Financial regulation in Kenya: Balancing inclusive growth with financial stability Francis M. Mwega which have spread to neighbouring countries), foreign banks and development This case study investigates the potential tradeoffs between regulations and stability of Kenya’s financial sector and their implications for inclusive growth.

Financial Sector Regulation and Stability in Kenya Thus, a Financial Sector Regulators Forum was established in (under an MOU) to foster cooperation, share information and enhance policy coordination among financial regulators in Kenya comprising: CBK, capital market authority (CMA). Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1: Cryptocurrency, FinTech, InsurTech, and Regulation explores recent advances in digital banking and cryptocurrency, emphasizing mobile technology and evolving uses of cryptocurrencies as financial assets.

Contributors go beyond summaries of standard models to describe new banking business models that will be sustainable and will likely dictate the future of finance.

Financial Inclusion and Financial Sector Stability With Reference To Kenya: A Review of Literature Josiah Aduda1 2and Elizabeth Kalunda Abstract Financial inclusion is a prerequisite to economic development. This has been echoed by international as well as national bodies.

Studies have shown that financial exclusion has. Financial Access and Exclusion in Kenya and Uganda Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Development Studies 47(3) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

FSD Report reveals the state of financial inclusion in Kenya According to a recent FSD Kenya report, inonly 20% of Kenyans with phones had ever taken a formal loan and byit was 55%.

Over 25 digital lending products have emerged since M-Shwari’s launch. Over the past two decades, however, Kenya to its credit has taken financial inclusion very seriously and it is a pillar of the country’s long-term development blueprint.

The present book entitled "Global Financial Inclusion Environment: the Nexus to India" is a modest attempt and highlights the financial inclusion enabling environment across 55 countries, global. The Financial Inclusion Insights (FII) program, from Kantar, produces original data and practical knowledge on trends in mobile money and other digital financial services.

Only 29% of farmers in Uganda are financially included, compared with 39% of Ugandans countrywide. Financial access and exclusion in Kenya and Uganda Susan Johnson and Max Nino-Zarazua Abstract Policy emphasis has recently shifted to ‘Finance for All’ given evidence that financial sector development (FSD) contributes to growth but that the primary effects on.

GLOBAL FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT CONTENTS vii Trends in Number of Accounts, Commercial Banks, – Provider.The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion The data represent a third round of data collection since the Global Findex database was launched in The database provides nationally representative, demand-side data on access to and use of accounts, credit, payments, and savings by adults age 15 and above in economies.financial inclusion.

We also identify those features which define the various reasons for financial exclusion. It is helpful to differentiate between use and access.

Access to financial services is defined by the supply of the same and is a necessary condition for financial inclusion (Cámara & Tuesta, ). Use is determined by supply and demand.