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Terms of Reference: Local Project Coordinator – Support of Stakeholder Engagement and Research on Financial Inclusion in Cameroon

FinMark Trust invites applications from individuals or groups of individuals with relevant financial sector experience and project management expertise to support stakeholder engagement and research on financial inclusion in Cameroon (FinScope Consumer Survey Cameroon 2017). The scope of work is provided in the following terms of reference.

A New FinMark Trust

The year 2017 earmarks a new FinMark Trust (FMT). In 2016, the Board and Management conducted a systematic review of our operations and relevance as market facilitators in South Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. After considering the critical internal and external success factors, it is exciting to announce that we are […]

Terms of Reference: Outsourcing of Human Resources and Payroll

Since its inception, FMT has outsourced the payroll function together with IT and Financial Services to The Shared Services Division of The Banking Association South Africa (BASA). This agreement has been terminated and a new service provider is required to perform the HR and payroll function for FMT as from 1 March 2017 on a […]

Report: Seminar on Financial Education – Challenges, Trends and Measures of Success in Supporting Financial Inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

29 – 30 September 2016 Financial education is key to improving individual financial behaviour, preventing over-indebtedness, protecting clients, contributing to market development and ensuring financial stability. It makes a crucial contribution to the development of inclusive financial systems and to broader economic and social development goals. Financial education is therefore increasingly high on the agenda […]

Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion in SADC

This paper presents a cross-country comparison of mobile money ownership and its determinants together with the factors affecting mobile money adoption. The link between mobile money and financial inclusion will also be discussed. The following insights have been gained from the FinScope studies conducted in 11 countries across the SADC region. The low penetration of […]

Baseline Financial Literacy Survey Seychelles 2016 Report

The Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) commissioned FinMark Trust to undertake a Baseline Survey on Financial Literacy. The purpose of the baseline study was to measure the level of financial literacy amongst the population and provide an assessment of the needs of the population including the identification of possible […]