Moses Ochieng

From Kenya, Moses Ochieng has over 18 years of experience in development finance and consulting in the region as well as in South East Asia. He has worked with several microenterprise and microfinance institutions in various capacities ranging from technical assistance and capacity building to operations.

He has also conducted project evaluations and has written business plans for the creation of a microfinance investment fund and a private for-profit microfinance training company. Before joining CGAP, he ran a company and enterprise development consulting business in South Africa. He has also worked as the regional technical adviser for a program called Microeconomic Development for Southern Africa with World Vision International and with CARE International as team leader for a microfinance wholesale lending project in Bangladesh. He received his doctorate from the University of Bedfordshire (England) and a master’s degree from the University of Stirling, Scotland. A Kenyan national, Ochieng speaks English and Kiswahili.

By Moses Ochieng


East And Southern Africa: A Region On The Move

In 2012, the region has made strides in financial inclusion through innovative products such as M-Shwari, as well as creative financial sector regulation and policy.

Have You Looked Poverty in the Eye Lately?

Beyond a chance meeting, what are the ethical responsibilities of development professionals when staring poverty in the face?


Financial Inclusion Issues to Watch in East Africa, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) continues to be a region plagued with challenges but ripe with opportunities in microfinance.