Effects of Financial Deepening on the Entrepreneurial Growth in Kenya: a Case Study of Smes Within Nairobi County

This research project’s aim was to define the effects of financial deepening on entrepreneurial growth in Kenya. The financial deepening indicators comprised of credit received by entrepreneurs/SMEs, the affordable nature of interest rates, savings culture coupled with the financial sector regulation. This research study employed a descriptive survey design and data was retrieved from both primary and secondary sources. Primary data was retrieved with the aid of a questionnaire while secondary data was retrieved from expressive documentary analysis.

Effect of corporate governance on credit risk management in commercial banks in Kenya

The central aim of the management of a bank is to ensure that there is a maximization of shareholders wealth in the long run. The interpretation is that bank management aims at capitalizing on the company’s ordinary share market value. Corporate governance and risk management in any firm are closely related to each other. The firm’s performance sustainability is, moreover greatly dependent on the conclusive role played by both concepts. The present study’s drive was to examine how credit risk management in commercial banks in Kenya is impacted by corporate governance.

Effects of access to credit on profitability of small and medium enterprises in Roysambu sub-location, Nairobi county

This study was designed to investigate the Effects of Access to Credit on Profitability of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nairobi County. The availability of external finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is a topic of significant research interest to academics and an important issue to policy makers around the globe. Majority of entrepreneurs in the SME sector are still considered not credit worthy by most commercial banks because of their inability to fulfill certain banking terms and conditions.

Relationship between interest rates spread and financial performance of commercial banks in Kenya

The banking society in Kenya has experienced regulatory changes for the last five years. The regulatory guidelines are based on interest rates of credit facilitates and deposits interest rates in which a regulated by the interest rate bill 2014 and interest rate bill 2016 through an act of parliament. The bill restricts all commercial banks and other financial institutions to charge interest rate not exceeding 4.00% more than CBK lending rates which stands at 10.00% by August 2016.

Effect Of Membership Outreach On Operational Self-Sufficiency Of Microfinance Banks In Kenya

Microfinance has become an important tool in providing financial access and safety net to the poor. Microfinance plays a key role in poverty alleviation across the world, both in policy, academic discussions and in general practice (Ghatak, 1999). Outreach of MFBs in Kenya has been inadequate with possible impact on their operational self-sufficiency. However, little is known on how membership outreach affects Operational self-sufficiency leaving a big knowledge gap that informed this study.

Relationship Between Credit Risk Management Practices And Financial Performance Of Deposit Taking Savings And Credit Co-Operative Societies In Kenya.

In the SACCO subsector the subject of credit risk administration cannot be underestimated due to the observed levels of loan default resulting from the mode of doing business which solely relies on guarantor ship as security for loans granted. This study was undertaken with the objective of establishing whether there exists a relationship between credit risk management practices and financial performance of deposit taking savings and credit co-operative societies in Kenya.

The Role of International Financial Institutions in Africa’s Development: a Case Study of the African Development Bank

Africa‘s development, despite having billions injected into its advancement still remains at best gradual. Poverty levels still remain relatively high as compared to other parts of the globe hampering socio-economic growth in the continent. The interplay between economic and non-economic factors are vital in understanding the dynamics of socio-economic development. The latter justifies the inefficiencies of conditional loans imposed by IFI‘s as history depicts these organizations as lacking knowledge of the environments in which they distribute their loans.

The impact of interest rates on the development and growth of the capital market in Kenya

Studies on the relationship between interest rates and their effects on various sectors of the economy have most often concentrated on the banking sector and to a lesser extent reach out on borrowing of the non-bank sectors, generally leaving the development of the capital markets out as a third crucial wellspring of outside fund, venture and a specialist of financial development. The capital markets assume critical parts in the financial development of a nation.

The Effects of Credit Reference Bureaus on the Cost of Credit Among Commercial Banks in Kenya

Credit risk management has always been a central issue in successful commercial bank management. Loan delinquencies arise due to debt default. The study sought to determine effects of CRB firms on the cost of credit among commercial banks in Kenya. This study adopted longitudinal design which is one in which multiple observations are made over time to establish a trend. The population consisted of all the 44 lending institutions operating in Kenya.

The influence of strategic financing options on real estate growth in Kajiado county Kenya

The researcher undertook this research study to establish the factors that influence the financing options and real estate growth in Kajiado County. The study was conducted in Kajiado County on September 2016 as census survey for all 16 real estate developers companies. The objectives were to establish how strategic financing options influence real estate growth and challenges faced by real estate developers such as escalating cost of acquiring land and bureaucracy in acquiring finances.


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