country | Eswatini

triangle

New facts and figures from FinScope MSME Survey Swaziland 20...

Mbabane, 24 August 2017. The Micro Finance Unit, a subsidiary of the Ministry of Finance, in 2015 commissioned for the first time in Swaziland, the FinScope MSME Survey Swaziland 2017. The survey was conducted between October 2016 and March 2017. The Survey amongst other things sought to determine the performance of the MSME sector as well […]

FinScope MSME
triangle

Agricultural Subsidies in SADC Countries

FinMark Trust has commissioned this research as part of its broader mandate to improve financial inclusion of the poor. In this case, given the significance of the agricultural sector in most Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, the stated purpose has been to assist SADC and SADC states to make informed decisions regarding the payment […]

FinScope
triangle

The Swaziland Credit Data Sharing Association (SCDSA) launch

Johannesburg, 19 November 2015. The Swaziland Credit Data Sharing Association (SCDSA) will be officially launched today by the Minister of Finance in Ezulwini, Swaziland. The establishment of the SCDA has been made possible largely by FinMark Trust (FMT) which has, since early 2014, worked closely with Swaziland credit providers, regulators and the Ministry of Finance. The […]

FinScope
triangle

FinScope Swaziland 2014 consumer survey

The Government of Swaziland recognises the significant contribution of the financial services sector towards the overall economic and private sector growth. Financial institutions are challenged by the changing macro-economic contexts which require their transformation if they are to remain viable and sustainable. The Ministry of Finance established the Micro-Finance Unit (MFU) in September 2010 to […]

FinScope Consumer
triangle

Launch of FinScope Swaziland consumer survey results 2014

Mbabane, 05 February 2015:  FinMark Trust released the results of the FinScope Consumer Swaziland 2014 survey results today. This is the second FinScope Consumer survey conducted in Swaziland. The first one was undertaken in 2011. The FinScope Survey, developed by FinMark Trust, is a research tool to assess financial access in a country and to […]

FinScope Consumer
triangle

Swaziland MAP Roadmap 2014 – 2020 Report

This Roadmap is a document produced as part of a series of documents in the Making Access Possible (MAP) Swaziland initiative. 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 set up the Financial Inclusion Task Team comprising representatives […]

Deepening Financial Inclusion
SADC Consumer MAP
triangle

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 […]

Deepening Financial Inclusion
SADC Consumer MAP
triangle

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 […]

Deepening Financial Inclusion
SADC Consumer MAP
triangle

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 […]

Deepening Financial Inclusion
SADC Consumer MAP
triangle

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 […]

SADC FI
triangle

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 […]

SADC FI
triangle

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 […]

FinScope Consumer
triangle

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 […]

SADC FI
triangle

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 […]

FinScope Consumer