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Equity bank, FSDU to boost refugee’s livelihoods

Looming project will promote financial inclusion and economic prosperity Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Financial institutions are carrying out a study to inform potential investors about the viability of doing business in refugee settlement areas and host communities. Equity Bank, Financial Sector Deepening Africa, Financial Sector Deepening Uganda and …

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FSDU to spend Shs 72Bn on key economy sectors

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) has welcomed £15million (approx.Shs72bn at current exchange rate) commitment from UK aid to initiate new phase of financial sector development, a notice shared by Rashmi Pillai on Jan.23 reads in part. Pillai is the executive director for FSD –Uganda. The amount …

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Support key sectors of the economy to create jobs, fight poverty – FSDU

  Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Financial inclusion statistics count most when they reflect the unlocking of economic potential through harnessing natural resources, most especially through job creation; thereby reducing poverty and fostering prosperity for all. Those were some of the words that Governor of Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile …

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Financial inclusion alone is not enough – Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance experts have said that having people financially included must come with their ability to manage shocks, invest, and have better health.  Financial inclusion refers to products or services that are either financial or non-financial made accessible to poor populations to aid their financial …

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How to bring women, youth to formal economy

Closing the financial inclusion gap will require government, private sector and development partners. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | How can women and youth population participate in the country’s formal economic activities?  This is what formed part of the discussion at a breakfast meeting organised by Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) …

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Liquid telecom, FSDU to support data market start-ups

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Liquid Telecom in partnership with Financial Sector Deepening Uganda will Thursday Nov.30 launch Data Hack4FI competition at an innovations hub – Innovation Village. Liquid telecom will showcase its products to the public at the hub located in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb. Officials from the two …

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