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Press release

17 March 2020

Launch of the financial inclusion for refugees (FI4R) project in Uganda

Research set to inform the delivery of financial services for refugees

Kampala, March 17, 2020 – Working with local service providers (FSPs) in Uganda, we have collaborated with FSD Uganda and BFA Global to launch a landmark study with the aim of understanding the different sources of income for refugees, the uses of their finances and the financial products and services they use and supporting the development of financial products and services offered by Equity Bank Uganda Limited (EBUL), Vision Fund Uganda (VFU) and Rural Finance Initiative (RUFI) and evaluating the impact of those products and services on refugee livelihoods.