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Tuesday, November 8


Member Showcase: E-Vouchers in Haiti
Limited Capacity seats available

CARE and Digicel will discuss how they've utilized e-vouchers in Haiti.

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Kumkum Kashiparekh

Technical Advisor Food Security and Emergency, CARE
An accomplished program management professional with over 15 years of experience in the area of international humanitarian development relative to: Foodsecurity programming- for both Emergency and Development; Basic & Girls’ Education, integrating Program and Grant Management... Read More →

Tuesday November 8, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Conference C


Tailored Agriculture Lending for Small-Holder Farmers in Tanzania
Limited Capacity seats available

VisionFund International, a part of World Vision, has developed a lending and credit-scoring app that they use with small-holder farmers in Tanzania. This provides a highly scalable solution to support individual farmers with their specific financial needs.

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Tom Allen

Global Director, VisionFund International
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Tuesday November 8, 2016 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Conference B
Wednesday, November 9


Principles in Practice: Digital Cash Transfers
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about the latest development in digital cash transfers including work by NetHope members in Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. We will also discuss the development of guiding principles to deliver humanitarian aid through financially inclusive digital payment products.

For a great example of cash transfers to refugees view the video: MasterCard and Mercy Corps Bring Dignity and Empowerment to Refugees

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Sasha Kapadia

Director, International Development, Mastercard
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Shelley Spencer

Project Director, NetHope
e-mail: shelley.spencer@nethope.orgKey Interests: My key interests are advancing women's empowerment through digital financial services, expanding the reach of financially inclusive products for the poor, building collaborative communities and getting things done!Summit Expectations... Read More →

Wednesday November 9, 2016 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Conference C