The art and science of philanthropic grantmaking in the developing world has been undergoing a shift, particularly in areas powered by financial inclusion. Increasingly, grant-giving is focused on leveraging both economic and capital markets; directing grant making to companies that can sustain themselves, de-risking the pathway, and crowding in impact investors who offer equity or […]
In 2014, the National Financial Inclusion Framework (NFIF) set the stage for a national financial inclusion vision with goals for concrete improvements in the lives of all Tanzanians through improved access and use of financial services.
The implementation of the first AgFiMS survey (AgFiMS Tanzania 2011) was commissioned by
the Financial Sector Deepening Trust Tanzania (FSDT). Funding for the survey was providedby the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the FSDT, with co-funding from the RockefellerFoundation. Data was collected from 4094 agribusinesses by means of face-to-face interviewswith business owners; 3 734 producers, 104 processors and 256 service providers.
AYANI was appointed by the Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT) to conduct field work on the supply of financial services to the agriculture sector in Tanzania.
First Access is a data analytics company that can reliably predict risk for consumers who have never had a bank account or credit score, using their prepaid mobile data.
Since January 1949, when a U.S. President Truman speech ushered in the modern era of international development, successive generations of theorists and practitioners have wrestled to determine the best means to deliver international development assistance to the world’s poor.
Interoperable standards, a set of agreed rules and standards facilitating customer transactions among service providers, has been a focus area in the mobile financial services industry for several years.
Bima Challenge (BC) is a co-financing facility that aims to contribute to the business models and distribution channels of the development of an inclusive insurance market in Tanzania. rough the provision of financial assistance, BC supports product design, experimentation and roll-out of innovative and customer centric insurance products that are affordable, accessible and responsive to […]
In 2015, the Microinsurance Landscape Survey conducted by the FSDT and the Technical Working Group showed that microinsurance products are covering 4.5 million people, 18% of the adult population. This cover is provided by 6 active insurance companies, one fewer than in 2014. The total gross written premiums (GWP) for all microinsurance products was USD