Kenya Market Profile

MIX Premium Quarterly Update
June 03, 2014

2014 - March : Factsheet

The increase in investment opportunity in the country tends to the show growth in loan portfolio and deposits in March 2014 quarter. There are policies being review which are anticipated to enlarge the scope of the microfinance business of the institutions. However as they see growth in most of the indicators Kenyan MFIs see the PAR levels…

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MIX Premium Barometer
May 19, 2014

2014 - March : Barometer

Twenty-four Kenyan MFIs covering 87% of the market have responded to the barometer survey providing projections for the quarter ending in June 2014. MFIs report that new product offering is their primary concern for risk this coming quarter and see PAR levels to range within 6% to 7%…

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May 15, 2014

2013 - December : Factsheet

Kenyan MFIs saw a continued growth in gross loan portfolio and deposits in the quarter ending December 2013. The growth in loan portfolio could be partly attributed to the increased loan size of the MFIs. The peaceful political environment and stable macro-economic environment also adds into the growth factor…

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MIX Premium Barometer
April 08, 2014

2013 - December : Barometer

This forecasting report covers the Kenyan microfinance market through March 31, 2014. The report is based on survey responses from market participants and covers the following:

  • Forecasts are aggregated at the national level with insights by peer group (legal status, regulated, age, etc.)
  • Risk and outreach factors are ranked
  • Individual responses are bucketed into ranges and provided by peer group
  • Featured indicators include: Number of active borrowers, gross loan portfolio, and portfolio-at-risk > 30 day

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January 16, 2014

2013 - September : Factsheet

This report provides detailed analysis on the Kenyan market through September 30, 2013. The data for this report is balanced to reduce misinterpretation and covers the following:

  • Analysis of each metric includes a table listing out the top actors as well as graphs segmenting the market by peer group
  • Insights from local market sources including MFIs and networks
  • Featured indicators include: Number of active borrowers, gross loan portfolio, number of depositors, deposits, and portfolio-at-risk > 30 days

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MIX Premium Quarterly Update
December 23, 2013

2013 - June : Factsheet

This report provides detailed analysis on the Kenyan market through June 30, 2013. The data for this report is balanced to reduce misinterpretation and covers the following:

  • Analysis of each metric includes a table listing out the top actors as well as graphs segmenting the market by peer group
  • Insights from local market sources including MFIs and networks
  • Featured indicators include: Number of active borrowers, gross loan portfolio, number of depositors, deposits, and portfolio-at-risk > 30 day

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MIX Premium Barometer
December 06, 2013

2013 - September : Barometer

This forecasting report covers the Kenyan microfinance market through December 31, 2013. The report is based on survey responses from market participants and covers the following:

  • Forecasts are aggregated at the national level with insights by peer group (legal status, regulated, age, etc.)
  • Risk and outreach factors are ranked
  • Individual responses are bucketed into ranges and provided by peer group
  • Featured indicators include: Number of active borrowers, gross loan portfolio, and portfolio-at-risk > 30 day

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MIX Premium Barometer
August 29, 2013

2013 - June : Barometer

23 MFIs representing 51% of the Kenyan market share (excluding Equity Bank) responded to this quarter's Barometer survey. Respondents to this quarter's survey are expecting very strong quarterly growth, especially in loan portfolio volumes. Interestingly, DTMs are expectingly lower quarterly growth through September 30 than their credit-only peers in terms of both borrower levels and loan portfolios, while also expecting higher risk levels.

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August 13, 2013

2013 - March : Factsheet

This report provides detailed analysis on number of active borrowers, gross loan portfolio, number of depositors, deposits, and portfolio-at-risk > 30 days through March 31, 2013. MFIs in Kenya experienced growth in both deposits and loans for the first quarter of 2013. Growth rates in number of borrowers and loan portfolios were comparable, while deposits growth nearly doubled growth in number of depositors. Unfortunately, portfolio-at-risk > 30 days also increased for the quarter and is likely attributable to the uncertainty from the March elections.

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MIX Premium Barometer
June 11, 2013

2013 - March : Barometer

Eighteen institutions responded to the survey representing 79% of the market as of FYE 2011, including Equity Bank this quarter. MFIs in Kenya expecting strong growth in both borrowers and loan portfolios in the quarter ending June 30, but expectations for the coming twelve months for loan portfolios are significantly higher. MFIs are also confident in their ability to reduce risk in their own portfolios, but the range between the reported country level average and individual level weighted average belies the increased confidence of larger institutions. Interestingly, the leading factor across institutions for both outreach and risk is reportedly the macroeconomic environment, though the different legal statuses report different factors.If you are a MIX Premium subscriber, be sure to log-in and click on the Forecast tab to read more.

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