Kenya’s SFA leverages data analytics to change face of student finance

Kenya’s SFA leverages data analytics to change face of student finance

Launched in July 2015 by chief executive officer (CEO) Jennifer White, SFA provides tuition loans for higher education to qualified students and their parents or guardians, who act as co-borrowers. The startup employs alternative data analytics and partners directly with higher learning institutions to offer more affordable loans. “By partnering with all stakeholders involved – the student, the family, and the learning institution – SFA works to ensure the success of its student borrowers, in their learning programmes and postgraduate careers,” operations and partnerships manager Claire Blackburn told Disrupt Africa. Alternative…

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