Lesotho Data Resources
When more is more: why financial inclusion demand-side surveys are essential for access to financial services
FinScope consumer surveys offer insights into people's financial needs, preferences, and behaviour. It does not attempt to replicate the work of censuses or other annual surveys.
FinScope Consumer Survey Lesotho 2021
Lesotho has seen a significant increase in financial inclusion since 2011. The FinScope Consumer Survey Lesotho 2021 report provides financial inclusion statistics, analyses, insights, and proposed recommendations to improve the lives of Basotho.
FinScope Consumer Survey Highlights - Lesotho 2021
The brochure summarises and highlights the FinScope Consumer Survey Lesotho 2021 report's findings. It serves as a quick reference guide to the key statistics and insights.
The Great Reset – rethinking the data and measurement framework
The Great Reset has happened. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the inflection point with systemic effects that affect how people live their lives
Lesotho MAP Roadmap 2014 - 2020 Report
This roadmap document is produced as part of a series of documents in the Making Access Possible (MAP) Lesotho initiative.
New Facts and Figures from FinScope MSME Survey Lesotho 2016
FinScope MSME Lesotho involved a range of stakeholders engaging in a comprehensive consultation process, thereby enriching the survey.
FinScope MSME Survey Lesotho 2016 Pocket Guide
The FinScope MSME Survey Lesotho 2016 was conducted with a sample of 2182 adult business owners who were selected at a household level across the country.
An Excluded Society? Financial Inclusion in SADC
Financial Inclusion in SADC through the FinScope Lenses” provides an in-depth analysis of the current state of financial inclusion in the twelve SADC states.
FinScope Consumer Survey Lesotho 2011
Commissioned by CBL, the FinScope Lesotho 2011 survey was conducted by Ask Afrika, with funding and technical assistance from FinMark Trust.
Lesotho Programmes Resources
Using a Multi-faceted Approach to Combatting Financial Inequality
Formal financial and economic inclusion remains pivotal in addressing the rampant inequality in many African economies today.
Family Remittances: A Vital Source for Livelihoods in SADC
Families' access to financial resources is crucial for building thriving communities and fostering economic growth. Remittances, as a vital source of income, provide millions of people with the means to meet their basic needs.
Remittances Market Assessment 2021 - Pocket guide
This pocket guide highlights key findings from the market assessment of remittance flows into and out of South Africa using SARB data and a mystery shopping exercise looking at the costs of remitting via various channels, from South Africa.
Remittances Market Assessment 2021
FinMark Trust conducted a market assessment of remittance flows into and out of South Africa using SARB data and a mystery shopping exercise looking at the costs of remitting via various channels, from South Africa to other countries in the SADC.
SADC Covid-19 Migrant Relief Fund
Migrants have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 economic fallout. In addition to lockdowns and job losses, they struggle to access adequate support, especially for their families back home that depend on them.
Digitisation of Financial Products for Cross-Border Traders
Informal cross border trade is important to the food security, supply of basic medical goods, as well as the livelihoods of millions. Find out more about the key corridors between SA and 5 key countries.
Agriculture Finance Scoping – Lesotho
This agriculture scoping study focuses on Lesotho as part of the FMT initiative to design market-based interventions that result in more inclusive growth for MSMEs.
The National Surveys methodology is a credible and globally accepted process of collecting and analysing financial inclusion data. National Surveys methodology uses a sampling procedure that ensures minimum acceptable levels for national, urban/rural and regional reliable estimates with acceptable margins of error. A multi-stage sampling methodology is applied, which entails selection of enumeration areas (EAs) – from recent census or population estimates using probability proportional to size, followed by the selection of households and the selection of one adult in the selected household using a Kish Grid.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
The primary Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) probability survey data provides insights into the current MSME landscape. MSMEs are key drivers of economic growth, employment and innovation in developing economies. This data allows for a deeper understanding of MSMEs, their owners and the challenges these owners face.