Sarah Ombija

Sarah Ombija is a Nairobi-based lawyer and researcher; her work focuses on financial services law and regulation. She is a consultant for CGAP, where she works on financial consumer protection and conducts research on data protection and transparency. Sarah has also worked as a banker, lecturer, and researcher. She has worked as a lawyer in regulation, policy advocacy, and consultancy for Barclays Bank, the Busara Centre for Behavioral Economics, and Strathmore Law School. 

By Sarah Ombija


Time to Take Data Privacy Concerns Seriously in Digital Lending

Digital credit is on the rise in Kenya. While digital lenders are expanding access to credit for many Kenyans, they are operating outside regulation by any financial sector authority–and some key consumer protection concerns have started to emerge.