Tag: Kenya

World Refugee Day 2020: #EveryActionCounts
Refugee Finance |

World Refugee Day 2020: #EveryActionCounts

This World Refugee Day, we take a moment to reflect on our work focused around making finance work for...

By BFA GLOBAL
How to go to market: 3 templates for fintech startups during product launch
Financial Health |

How to go to market: 3 templates for fintech startups during product launch

Featuring how to go to market templates by Jane del Ser Existing networks of mobile agents can be a...

By Thea Sokolowski
Short-term fixes are not enough if SMEs are to survive COVID-19
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Short-term fixes are not enough if SMEs are to survive COVID-19

As the economic effects of the lockdowns worldwide begin to solidify, businesses large and small are collapsing. While large...

By Coco Dong
Innovation in Finance: Sokowatch and Turaco improve financial resilience for East Africa’s underserved
Inclusive Fintech |

Innovation in Finance: Sokowatch and Turaco improve financial resilience for East Africa’s underserved

Catalyst Fund welcomes new cohort of inclusive fintech startups creating solutions to improve the financial health of underserved communities...

By Thea Sokolowski
The buck stops with women
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

The buck stops with women

Originally posted on the FSD Kenya Website, April 30, 2020  How Kenyan mothers are keeping food on the table through...

By Anne Gachoka
If the coronavirus doesn’t kill you…
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

If the coronavirus doesn’t kill you…

Originally posted on the FSD Kenya Website, April 21, 2020  Kenyans’ reflections on security in the time of Covid-19...

By Julie Zollmann
From the Valley of Death to a $14 Million Series A: Sokowatch, Quona and the Role of Philanthropic Capital
Inclusive Fintech |

From the Valley of Death to a $14 Million Series A: Sokowatch, Quona and the Role of Philanthropic Capital

Catalyst Fund welcomes new cohort of inclusive fintech startups creating solutions to improve the financial health of underserved communities...

By Maelis Carraro
Meet Kwara, the digital platform powering Kenya’s cooperative savings and credit sector
Inclusive Fintech |

Meet Kwara, the digital platform powering Kenya’s cooperative savings and credit sector

Kwara is bringing digital transformation to Kenya’s cooperative savings and credit sector Catalyst Fund accelerates startups that excel on...

By Thea Sokolowski
Meet Pesakit, the smart app for mobile money agents in Kenya
Inclusive Fintech |

Meet Pesakit, the smart app for mobile money agents in Kenya

Pesakit is building a network of mobile money agents who can help distribute digital financial services to the underserved...

By Thea Sokolowski
Digital financial transfers can supercharge the response to COVID-19
Digital Financial Services |

Digital financial transfers can supercharge the response to COVID-19

As soon as the scale of the worldwide pandemic became apparent, the Kenya government swung into action with measures...

By Amolo Ng'weno