INSIDE by Sparkassenstiftung

Our very own podcast covering the current state, developments, challenges and issues of financial inclusion in our project countries. Tune in and enjoy our insights.

Lessons from the pandemic for the SACCO sector

The African Confederation of Co-operative Savings and Credit Associations (ACCOSCA) 's CEO, Mr. George Ombado gives an African perspective to the impact of COVID-19 on Cooperative, Savings and Credit Associations and their members.

Facilitating a Sustainable Development of Eastern Africa's Microfinance Sector

"Key is that Microfinance is always combined with financial education." Listen to the episode with our Regional Coordinator Britta Konitzer and learn about our broad spectrum of activities and contributions to a sustainable development of the Microfinance sector.

Tugire umuco wo kwizigamira

Find out what cultural ideals need to be addressed after the pandemic to build a sustainable economy in Rwanda in our special Kinyarwanda episode with Robert Uwayo (CEO @Gihondohondo SACCO).

Group lending: A burden in times of the pandemic?

In this episode Winnie Terry (CEO @ TAMFI) portrays the impact of the pandemic on the Microfinance sector in Tanzania and its long-term consequences for the economic development of the country.

MFIs in Uganda face non-paying clients due to crisis

In this episode Michael Kasibante (CEO @ Adanced Smart Microfinance) explains the drastic effects of the pandemic on MFIs and gives an outlook on how it will shape the future of business in Uganda.


Pandemic: Stress test for Kenya's Microfinance sector

In this episode we talk to Caroline Karanja (CEO of AMFI Kenya) on the impact of COVID-19 on the Microfinance sector in Kenya, government interventions, measures for MFIs and AMFI's way forward out of the crisis.


In our efforts to spread financial education across East Africa we have produced a radio drama which takes place in Arua, Uganda.

For more episodes, check out our Soundcloud channel.

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