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Swaziland MAP Qualitative 2014 Report

This document is a summary of the qualitative demand-side research that was conducted in Swaziland as part of the Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) study. It is complemented by a quantitative demand-side analysis based on the FinScope Swaziland 2011 results. The MAP study is conducted in a number of countries. It aims to […]

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Swaziland MAP Diagnostic 2014 report

This report summarises the findings from the MAP Swaziland diagnostic, a comprehensive study of the scope for financial inclusion in Swaziland across four product markets: credit, payments, savings and insurance. The global Making Access to Financial Services Possible (MAP) programme is a partnership between the United Nations Capital Development Programme (UNCDF), FinMark Trust and the […]

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Swaziland MAP Synthesis 2014 report

MAP Swaziland was requested by the Government of Swaziland as input towards the development of a financial inclusion strategy for Swaziland. The Ministry of Finance has set up a Financial Inclusion Task Team comprising representatives from the Microfinance Unit, the Central Bank and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority. The Financial Inclusion Task Team serves as […]

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Understanding financial cooperatives in South Africa, Malawi...

FinMark Trust commissioned Genesis to better understand the role and use of co-operative financial institutions (CFIs) as viable alternatives to the commercial banking sector for accessing financial services for lower income individuals in South Africa, Malawi and Swaziland, as well as best practices in the sector. Interpretation of the Terms of Reference Based on the […]

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Understanding Financial Cooperatives in South Africa, Malawi...

FinMark Trust commissioned Genesis to better understand the role and use of co-operative financial institutions (CFIs) as viable alternatives to the commercial banking sector for accessing financial services for lower income individuals in South Africa, Malawi and Swaziland, as well as best practices in the sector. Methodology An initial desktop review was completed at the […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Swaziland 2011 Report

The Government of Swaziland recognises the significant role of the financial services sector in contributing to the overall economic growth of the country. In light of this, one of the main objectives of the government is to improve the reach and depth of financial services delivery in Swaziland. A key constraint in pursuit of this […]

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Swaziland microinsurance review – a market and regulat...

This report was commissioned by the Office of The Registrar of Insurance and Retirement Funds (RIRF) in Swaziland. It sets out to provide an overview of the supply, demand and regulatory framework of insurance in Swaziland, in order to conclude on the current state and potential for microinsurance and to make policy and regulatory recommendations in […]

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FinScope Swaziland 2011 Brochure

The Government of Swaziland recognises the significant role of the financial services sector towards contributing to the overall economic and private sector growth. In addition to the conventional commercial banking institutions, the Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs) play a significant role in extending financial services through savings and business loans to the rural un-banked population. Despite this […]

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Evaluation of retirement systems of countries within Souther...

This study examined the retirement systems in Swaziland with a view to drawing lessons from their experiences in addressing old age provision both from government pension schemes and informal mechanisms developed by their communities. Pension systems and long term savings of a nation’s citizens provide the prospect of a secure retirement and the support of […]

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