Our Profile


CIS Kenya is an industry that is associated in bringing together lenders, consumers, regulators, innovators, credit reference bureaus and other interested parties to foster effective implementation of credit information sharing within Kenya and promote cross-border data sharing.

Our Vision

To facilitate generation and use of accurate credit information for the benefit of all participants in the credit market.

Our Mission

To be the institution that leads Africa in shaping and transforming the credit markets to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth.

Our Focus Areas

  • Credit reporting
  • Data analytics
  • Credit scoring
  • Information security
  • Risk management
  • Retail innovations
  • Consumer protection
  • Financial inclusion

Our solutions

For the consumer of credit

  • Consumer education on CIS rights, benefits and responsibilities
  • Improving access to affordable credit
  • Free and fair dispute resolution services
  • Knowledge generation for innovation and financial inclusion
  • Lobbying for reforms in consumer protection

For the lender of credit

  • Providing guidelines of the data sharing process
  • Capacity building on credit risk management
  • Amicable Dispute resolution through mediation
  • Lobbying for reforms in CIS legal framework

For the regulator

  • Compliment monitoring for industry compliance
  • Strengthening self-regulation
  • Enhance credit market stability

For the Kenyan economy

  • Benchmarking against global best practices
  • Improved financial intermediation
  • Enhance access to credit in support of achieving VISION 2030 pillars