SMEs to obtain free financial education

In Summary
  • FX Pesa  to offer free financial inclusion service to Ugandans.
  • FX Pesa wants to equip Ugandans with knowledge to make informed business  decisions
Moonika Jurgenfeldt, the Commercial Director for Equiti Group in Africa

New Fintech Company has launched in the country to offer free financial education services to Ugandans especially those in small and medium sized business.

FX Pesa programme under Equiti Group wants to equip Ugandans with knowledge to make informed financial and economic decisions that would improve their income levels and drive economic growth.

‘’ The launch of FXPesa would help the country’s initiatives to uplift the quality of life for its people through improved levels of financial literacy’’Moonika Jurgenfeldt, the Commercial Director for Equiti Group in Africa said.


She noted that the expansion into Uganda is in line with Equiti Group’s global growth strategy and investment in Uganda and the rest of Africa. ‘’As we expand our operations across Africa, we remain committed to providing accessible and reliable financial knowledge to communities across the continent’’ she added.

Norbert Kiiza Barigye, Education Lead for FXPesa programme in Uganda, said the company has delivered financial education to over half a million people in different East African nations including Kenya and Tanzania.

“I believe that Ugandans are very excited for the opportunity to learn more about financial literacy related to improving their wealth’’ he added.

The learnings will include risk controls, how to generate income by online trading and the convenience of safe deposits and withdrawals using mobile money.

 “The numerous programmes offered by FXPesa will empower Ugandans with the right tools – as well as knowledge – to take sustainable decisions in the financial markets space.” He noted.

It will also offer a wide range of valuable educational tools that will give Ugandans the knowledge they need to improve their financial literacy levels and empower them with practical skills to access and trade on the global markets.

A team of FXPesa professionals based in Kampala will provide training and support backed by the group’s global team of experts with the required depth of knowledge and expertise.


Kampala’s FXPesa Academy will primarily focus on providing quality and free financial education seminars and money management training.

The FXPesa programme is part of the global Equiti Group in Europe, the UK, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific, with entities regulated and licensed by seven market regulators.

The company aims to deliver financial opportunities globally in progressive and emerging markets.”