Project Opportunities

Request for proposals: MAP Zambia Qualitative Demand-side Research

The Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) on behalf of Financial Sector Deepening Zambia (FSD Zambia) invites proposals for a qualitative study as part of the “Making Access to Financial Services Possible” (MAP) study in Zambia.

Request for proposals: Customer satisfaction and the nature and extent of abuse of insurance provided by funeral parlours in South Africa (Open)

FinMark Trust has supported research on the funeral insurance landscape and regulatory implications in South Africa since 2005. The research findings of various studies were incorporated in, among other documents, a 2011 Policy Document entitled "The South Africa Micro Insurance Regulatory Framework".    Before the regulatory framework is finalised, questions still remain as to how best to approahc formalisation and enforcement with regards to currently informal funeral…

Request for proposals: Driving electronic payments. Why use accounts? (Closed)

Lack of usage of payment instruments has limited the value formal financial services holds to consumers and the development of digital payment eco-systems. This study aims to explore barriers and drivers of usage of transaction accounts for electronic payments in South Africa, Malawi and Zimbabwe through qualitative demand-side research.

Request for proposals: Challenges and opportunities for health finance in South Africa - a supply and regulation perspective (Closed)

The South African healthcare and health finance systems are the most developed in SADC, but only 23% of the South African adult population (those over the age of 16), have any form of health insurance. This study seeks to provide an update on the regulatory and supply landscape of health finance in South Africa to inform FinMark Trust, regulators and strategy providers within South Africa.

Request for proposals: Health finance successes for SADC (Closed)

Health risks are experienced by most households across the Southern African Development Community (SADC). These risks frequently impose significant financial burdens that can push families into poverty. However very few people within the region use healthcare finance as a means to mitigate for these risks, often due to a lack of appropriate products combined with limitations in health service delivery. This study seeks to learn…

(Closed) Request for proposal: MAP DRC Qualitative Study (Deadline: July 20, 2015)

The Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) and FinMark Trust in partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) invites proposals for a qualitative study as part of the “Making Access to Financial Services Possible” (MAP) study in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

(Ferme) Cahier des Charges des Recherches Qualitatives de côté-demande «Faire de l'accès aux services financiers possibles» en République Démocratique du Congo (Date Limite: 20 juillet 2015)

Le Centre des règlements et de l'inclusion financiere (Anglais: Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri)) et FinMark Trust, en partenariat avec le Fonds d’équipement des Nations Unies (FENU/UNCDF) sont en train de solliciter les propositions pour une étude qualitative dans le cadre de l’étude « Rendre possible l'accès aux services financiers » (Anglais: "Making Access to financial services Possible" (MAP)) en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).
 

Project Opportunities

Request for proposals: MAP Zambia Qualitative Demand-side Research

The Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) on behalf of Financial Sector Deepening Zambia (FSD Zambia) invites proposals for a qualitative study as part of the “Making Access to Financial Services Possible” (MAP) study in Zambia.

Request for proposals: Customer satisfaction and the nature and extent of abuse of insurance provided by funeral parlours in South Africa (Open)

FinMark Trust has supported research on the funeral insurance landscape and regulatory implications in South Africa since 2005. The research findings of various studies were incorporated in, among other documents, a 2011 Policy Document entitled "The South Africa Micro Insurance Regulatory Framework".    Before the regulatory framework is finalised, questions still remain as to how best to approahc formalisation and enforcement with regards to currently informal funeral…

Request for proposals: Driving electronic payments. Why use accounts? (Closed)

Lack of usage of payment instruments has limited the value formal financial services holds to consumers and the development of digital payment eco-systems. This study aims to explore barriers and drivers of usage of transaction accounts for electronic payments in South Africa, Malawi and Zimbabwe through qualitative demand-side research.

Request for proposals: Challenges and opportunities for health finance in South Africa - a supply and regulation perspective (Closed)

The South African healthcare and health finance systems are the most developed in SADC, but only 23% of the South African adult population (those over the age of 16), have any form of health insurance. This study seeks to provide an update on the regulatory and supply landscape of health finance in South Africa to inform FinMark Trust, regulators and strategy providers within South Africa.

Request for proposals: Health finance successes for SADC (Closed)

Health risks are experienced by most households across the Southern African Development Community (SADC). These risks frequently impose significant financial burdens that can push families into poverty. However very few people within the region use healthcare finance as a means to mitigate for these risks, often due to a lack of appropriate products combined with limitations in health service delivery. This study seeks to learn…

(Closed) Request for proposal: MAP DRC Qualitative Study (Deadline: July 20, 2015)

The Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri) and FinMark Trust in partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) invites proposals for a qualitative study as part of the “Making Access to Financial Services Possible” (MAP) study in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

(Ferme) Cahier des Charges des Recherches Qualitatives de côté-demande «Faire de l'accès aux services financiers possibles» en République Démocratique du Congo (Date Limite: 20 juillet 2015)

Le Centre des règlements et de l'inclusion financiere (Anglais: Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri)) et FinMark Trust, en partenariat avec le Fonds d’équipement des Nations Unies (FENU/UNCDF) sont en train de solliciter les propositions pour une étude qualitative dans le cadre de l’étude « Rendre possible l'accès aux services financiers » (Anglais: "Making Access to financial services Possible" (MAP)) en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).