Thomas Bariti

Manager

Thomas Bariti is a Manager in MSC's Banking and Financial services domain in Africa. He is an experienced banker with nine years of experience in both credit and banking (deposit) operations.

Thomas Bariti is a Manager in MSC's Banking and Financial services domain in Africa. He is an experienced banker with nine years of experience in both credit and banking (deposit) operations. In MSC, Bariti has been instrumental in market research, credit and savings product design, business process re-engineering, risk management, SME lending among others. Some of the countries of experience include Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania and Malawi.

Posts by Thomas Bariti

Digitizing savings groups operations

In this video, we present the challenges that savings groups face due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how the digitization of these savings groups operations benefits both the group members and the associated financial service providers. 

Sustaining savings groups linked to financial institutions amid the COVID-19 crisis

In this blog, we look at some of the recommendations put across by MSC on how savings groups can cope with the “new normal life” that has been brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, overcome the economic shocks, and build resilience against similar future pandemics.

Six aspects financial institutions must consider if they wish to serve young people

Many financial service providers (FSPs) wish to serve youth but lack appropriate products and services that suit their needs. In this blog, we highlight prominent aspects that financial institutions need to focus on as they design and deliver financial services to youth.

Why should financial institutions focus on youth?

Financial Service Providers (FSPs) have embraced the drive to promote financial inclusion. However, many feel that the investment made in reaching out to these segments may not be commensurate with the benefits they stand to gain. In this blog, we discuss how FSPs can determine whether it is worth serving certain segments and we specifically focus on the business case to serve the youth.

Management of savings groups through digitization – Part 2

Part 1 of this series focused on why it is important for financial institutions to digitize savings groups and the benefits that these organizations stand to gain by moving away from manual operations toward more digitized solutions. This podcast gives us more insights on the credit cycle for savings groups and how digitizing this process can enhance more efficiency and loan repayments.

Management of savings groups through digitization – Part 1

This podcast examines why it is important for financial institutions to digitize savings groups and the benefits that these organizations stand to gain by moving away from manual operations toward more digitized solutions.

Management of savings groups through digitization

This video focuses on why it is important for financial institutions to digitize savings groups, challenges that savings groups experience as they go through this transformational journey as well as the benefits that these organizations stand to gain by moving away from manual operations toward more digitized solutions. Watch and learn.

Access to finance for enterprises (including agriculture sector businesses) in Kenya

This video gives highlights on access to finance to enterprises in Kenya and reveals that there is a huge gap for financing. Similarly, there are huge opportunities that financial players can exploit towards bridging this gap. Watch to learn more