Role of financial service providers in supporting MSMEs in Kenya
Our podcast features Charlotte Ochieng, a manager, and Mandira Sharma, an analyst in MSC’s Banking and Financial Services sector. They discuss how financial institutions in Kenya should change the narrative to provide support to MSMEs. The institutions should improve access to markets, business knowledge, and access to advisory and mentorship for MSMEs.
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on CICO agents- Kenya report
This report highlights the findings of the second round of the dipstick research jointly funded by MSC and SCBF. It captures a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on CICO agents and their coping strategies. The report further provides recommendations for policymakers and financial service providers to support their recovery.