KCB Group summary of impact-oriented initiatives

Published on

December 16, 2016

KCB Group, a RAF Learning Partner, shares details on their current programming efforts as of 2016. Most specifically, the report highlights their USD 30 million partnership with The Mastercard Foundation, in which KCB has committed to offering financial services to 2 million smallholder farmers. 

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With 120 years of experience, KCB is one of the largest banks in East Africa, investing more than USD 1 billion (KShs. 100 Million) in socio-economic developments across the region. KCB has partnered with various different organizations to meet these socio-economic development goals in the areas of agriculture and innovations for farmers, enterprise development, and social welfare programs. 

As a Partner of the RAF Learning Lab, KCB will be working with The MasterCard Foundation to offer extension of Financial services to farmers via mobile phones via M-Kulima. 

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KCB Bank
Learning Lab Partner

KCB Group, a major commercial bank in east Africa, has the largest branch network in the region with over 260 branches, 962 ATMS and 11,948 agents offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Burundi with a correspondent unit in Ethiopia. 

Recently, KCB has entered into a USD 30 million effort with the Mastercard Foundation to offer financial inclusion to two million farmers in Kenya and Rwanda. KCB will offer an extension of Financial services to farmers in dairy, crop, and livestock farming via mobile phones via M-Kulima.

Press Release: KCB Group and the Mastercard Foundation Announce Agricultural Finance Program to Benefit Two Million Farmers