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FinScope Tanzania


Register below to receive a link to the official launch of FinScope Tanzania 2023 report, streamed virtually via Zoom.


About the event

FSDT, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance Tanzania and Zanzibar, Bank of Tanzania, National Bureau of Statistics, Office of Chief Government Statistician-Zanzibar, are delighted to invite you to join the livestream of the official launch of FinScope Tanzania 2023, which will be held on 10th July 2023, from 8AM to 1PM.

The launch will be officiated by the guest of honor, Dr. Natu Mwamba, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance (Treasury); and the special guest, Mr. Emmanuel Tutuba, the Governor of the Bank of Tanzania and Chairperson of the National Council for Financial Inclusion. The launch will also include an insightful panel discussion, moderated by Mr. John Ulanga.


Our panelists will engage in a discussion to reflect on FinScope Tanzania 2023 survey findings and what they mean for the financial sector in Tanzania.
Cynthia Ponera

Cynthia Ponera

Chairperson, Tanzania FinTechs Association

Donald Mmari

Dr. Donald Mmari

Executive Director, REPOA

Kennedy Komba

Director-Financial Deepening and Inclusion, Bank of Tanzania

Sosthenes Kewe

Executive Chairman, Africa College of Insurance & Social Protection

Theobald Sabi

Theobald Sabi

Chairperson, Tanzania Bankers Association

Winnie Terry

Winnie Terry

Executive Secretary, Tanzania Association of Micro-finance Institutions

Philip Besiimire

Chairperson, Tanzania Mobile Network Operators Association

John Ulanga


Launch Agenda

FinScope Tanzania 2023

10th July 2023

7:00 – 8:00Arrival of Guests and Breakfast 
8:00 – 8:10Opening RemarksMr. Elijah Mwandumbya-Deputy Permanent Secretary-Finance (Economic Management), Ministry of Finance
8:10 – 8:15What is FinScope Tanzania?Animation
8:15 – 8:30Findings Presentation – Methodology and Research Process

Ms. Sylvia Meku-Manager of Social and Demographic Statistics, National Bureau of Statistics; and

Mr. Bakari Makame-Director of Standard, Coordination and Research- Office of the Chief Government Statistician-Zanzibar

8:30 – 8:45Findings Presentation – Demographics & AddressabilityMr. Cyril Chimilila- Member of the Technical Committee-FinScope Tanzania 2023
8:45 – 9:25Findings Presentation – Financial Behaviour and Uptake & Usage, Financial Service Consumer SatisfactionDr. Peter Mmari- Member of the Technical Committee-FinScope Tanzania 2023
9:25 – 10:35

Panel Discussion:

Reflection on FinScope Tanzania 2023 findings and what they man for the financial sector in Tanzania

Mr. John Ulanga

· Ms. Cynthia Ponera-Chairperson, TAFINA
· Mr. Kennedy Komba-Director-Financial Deepening and Inclusion, Bank of Tanzania
· Mr. Theobald Sabi-Chairperson, TBA
· Mr. Philip Besiimire-Chairperson, TAMNOA
· Ms. Winnie Terry-Executive Secretary, TAMFI
· Mr. Sosthenes Kewe- Executive Chairman, ACISP
· Dr. Donald Mmari- Executive Director, REPOA

10:35 – 10:45Reflections on FinScope Tanzania 2023Mr. Salum Ally- Chief Statistician-Office of the Chief Government Statistician-Zanzibar
10:45- 10:55Welcoming Special GuestDr. Albina Chuwa– Statistician General, National Bureau of Statistics
10:55 – 11:15Special GuestMr. Emmanuel Tutuba-Chairperson of the National Council for Financial Inclusion and Governor of Bank of Tanzania
11:15 – 11:45Guest of HonorDr. Natu Mwamba- Permanent Secretary,Treasury, Ministry of Finance
11:45 – 11:55Symbolic LaunchGuest of Honor, Special Guest & National Council Designates
11:55 – 12:05Vote of ThanksMr. Eric Massinda-Interim Chief Executive Officer, FSDT
12:05 – 12:15Closing RemarksMr. Haji Ali Haji- Director of Policy, Taxation and Finance Zanzibar –President’s Office-Finance and Planning-Zanzibar
12:15 – 13:30NETWORKING LUNCH 

FinScope Tanzania is a nationally representative demand-side survey that provides insights into the financial needs, preferences, and behaviours of consumers, being adult Tanzanians from 16 years and above. It also provides insight into their attitudes and perceptions regarding money management, financial products and services, as well as information regarding demographics and overall lifestyles. It is tailored to be optimally useful for those who want credible information, benchmarks and trends of financial inclusion across mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar.


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