Financial Inclusion in Rwanda

Rwandais a country in Sub-Saharan Africa. On this country page, you can find key financial inclusion knowledge resources and data available specifically for Rwanda, including the latest publications, news and events. 

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Key Financial Inclusion Data

The charts below, based on the latest available Global Findex data, explore key financial inclusion trends in Rwanda. Find out how the country compares to others in the region and across the globe on important aspects of financial inclusion such as account ownership and usage, the gender disparity in financial inclusion and financial resilience.

Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account at a financial institution or through a mobile money provider. Regional data excludes high income countries

Source: Global Findex Database

Gender Gap in Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account. Regional data excludes high-income economies

Source: Global Findex Database

Use of Financial Services

Percent of adults age 15+. Regional data excludes high-income economies

Source: Global Findex Database
Paper

This report assesses the impact of mobile money interoperability by considering the economic literature on interoperability more generally and utilizing a case study approach in five mobile money countries: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Paper

This report proposes an approach for scaling digital payments in the Rwandan tea sector building on the evolving payments ecosystem.

Case Study

This report discusses the challenges and bottlenecks preventing the wider adoption of digital ID and e-KYC to advance the financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons in Rwanda, Mauritania, and Eswatini.

News & Events

Members of the financial inclusion community contributed the following news and events.

Director of MFI Support Services

Employer: HOPE International