How digitization is changing the financial landscape of Saccos

In recent years, Kenya’s Savings and Credit Cooperatives (Saccos) have undergone a revolutionary transformation, thanks to the advent of internet banking. This technological leap has not only modernized financial services but has also brought about a myriad of benefits for Saccos. Traditionally, Sacco members had to navigate long queues within limited operating hours to access…

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Obonyo raises alarm over increased cybersecurity attacks in Saccos

Commissioner for Cooperatives David Obonyo has raised concern over the threats posed by cyber-related crimes in Sacco operations. Obonyo lamented that criminal activities that target users through computers and phones have been on the increase in the Saccos. “This challenge is more prominent in Saccos that are financially struggling and those that are suffering from…

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Saccos invest more on cybersecurity,  says new report

By Roy Hezron  Savings and Credit Co-operatives (Saccos) in the country are increasingly investing more resources in technology and security in efforts to protect members’ funds from cyber criminals, a recent survey report has shown. According to Serianu Ltd, a business consulting firm, the percentage of Saccos that have a cybersecurity strategy improved by 44.7…

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