Elizabeth Munee Kiamba

Financial Sector Analyst

Elizabeth Kiamba works across a range of projects at CGAP. She engages with funders, global advocacy bodies, and support organizations to provide guidance, and advocate for effective financial inclusion. She also works on projects on digital finance solutions for last mile clients, micro and small enterprise (MSE) finance and the linkages between financial services, improved livelihoods, and access to basic services.

Before joining CGAP, Elizabeth was the FSD Network Manager at FSD Africa where she managed a portfolio of projects covering varied financial sector themes such as credit, insurance, remittances, housing finance, digital finance and financial integrity. Prior, Elizabeth was a management consultant at PwC’s Public Sector Advisory team where she provided strategic support on project design, implementation and management to government agencies, donors and non-profits, working in different development sectors.

Elizabeth holds Master of Arts degree in Development Management from the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE) at Ruhr University (Germany), a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management (Finance and Banking) from Moi University (Kenya). She is a certified Project Manager (PRINCE2 Practitioner) and Accountant (CPA).

 

By Elizabeth Munee Kiamba

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Are Funders up to the Challenge of Building Rural Agent Networks?

Agent networks are crucial for advancing financial inclusion and other development goals. Here are six ways funders can encourage the expansion of agent networks in rural areas home to many of the world's low-income populations.
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5 Ways Gender Lens Investors Can Deepen Impact on Financial Inclusion

Gender lens investing is becoming a more popular way to invest in financial inclusion. Here are five ways funders can set themselves up for success and use this approach for greater impact.
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Leveraging Gender Lens Investments for Women’s Financial Needs

Gender lens investing is gaining momentum among a wide range of investors as an approach to women's empowerment. Here are three ways this approach could accelerate women's financial inclusion.
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Rural Agent Networks: An Opportunity for Development Funders

Agent networks serve an important role in delivering digital financial services in rural areas, and they present an opportunity for funders to achieve development goals.