Kenya

Account Ownership

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

Source: The Global Findex Database 2017

Gender Gap in Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account by gender

Source: The Global Findex Database 2017

Use of Financial Services

Percent of adults age 15+ in 2017
Source: The Global Findex Database 2017
Paper

Research findings using near-live data from the Caribou Data platform and MSC’s contacts within agent networks
Case study

This case study examines how the Kenyan social safety net program, Inua Jamii, gradually introduced payments digitization, then choice to design a program that has successfully scaled to reach the most vulnerable groups in Kenya.  

Paper

Evaluating the conduct and practice of digital lending in Kenya

News & Events

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