It is 10 months this week since Kenya – where UK aid-funded FSD Africa has its headquarters – confirmed its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19). Today, I want to take stock of our...
Ensuring that women’s financial access is not another casualty of COVID-19: the value of agent banking
Originally published on Next Billion As the reverberations of COVID-19 continue to ravage global economies, the existing gender-poverty gap is set to widen, as women are more vulnerable to the...
Impact Report: what we’ve learned and what we’ve achieved
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission commences plan to strengthen capital markets in partnership with FSD Africa
FSD Africa Investments commits $4.5 million to a new fund supporting MSMEs through pandemic recovery
FSD Africa Investments provides capital to a ground breaking COVID-19 recovery fund
What we’ve achieved
regulations and policies developed to strengthen financial markets across Sub-Saharan Africa.
countries supported with financial sector development programming.
individuals have improved access to financial services across the region; 40% of whom are women.
Where we work
FSD Africa has a mandate to drive change across sub-Saharan Africa. We work in over 28 countries across the region, with a growing specialism in operating in fragile and conflict-affected states.