FSD Kenya quarterly newsletter - News about our work and other developments in Kenya's financial sector.
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Quarterly Newsletter
News, views, and developments in Kenya's financial sector.

January to March  2017 - Issue no. 39
News & Events
Highlights from the 3rd FSD Kenya annual lecture
The 3rd FSD Kenya annual lecture on financial inclusion was held in February 2017 to a venue-packed audience of various stakeholders from the financial sector industry. This year's lecture was titled, "Other people's money: making finance serve the needs of the economy" and was delivered by John Kay, a leading British economist and critically acclaimed author. 
FSD Kenya has a new home!

Find us at our new and improved facility:

9-Riverside building, 3rd floor
Riverside Drive,

Out of Africa: notes from a visit to Kenya

John Kay reflects on his recent visit to Kenya and why financial services for a developing economy need to be established  from the bottom up, not the top down.


Living on little

A photo narrative that looks at the lives of participants from the Kenya Financial Diaries; how they save shilling by shilling, how they leverage social networks, the different financial priorities between men and women, and the hard choices they have to make with difficult implications on health and education. 

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About FSD Kenya
We support the development of financial inclusion in Kenya. Our work ranges from direct investment in market innovations to research and policy analysis. Everything we do seeks to harness financial solutions to meet the needs of lower income households and smaller scale businesses - to help them manage scarce resources and invest in the future. In short, our aim is to make financial markets work better for the poor.
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Upcoming events
May 3-5 , London
AFSIC Annual Conference 2017 

May 23-25, Bangkok, Thailand
WEE Global Learning Forum

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