Will COVID-19 make or break community-based finance?

By Felistus Mbole A big question amidst the current COVID-19 has been, how are community-based finance models fairing? Will community-based finance survive the pandemic? The first COVID-19 in Kenya was reported in mid-March 2020. Two of the cases registered in March were in communities where financial services associations (FSAs) operate, with some of their immediate […]

10 Things You didn’t know about Financial Access

Financial access is accelerating A third of adults around the world don’t have it. Financial access is the ability to get financial services such as savings accounts, credit, insurance, and loans– things two billion adultsaround the world don’t have. In Africa those numbers are even less, under 20% of African households have access to formal financial services. But it[…..]