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Date: May 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Kigali Convention Centre | Room AD10
La traduction simultanée en français sera faite lors de cet événement.
CARE’s recently completed POWER Africa project aimed to increase the financial inclusion of 480,000 poor, food insecure individuals and their households in rural and peri-urban areas in Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and Côte d’Ivoire.
Using CARE’s Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) methodology and a complex suite of layered trainings geared toward entrepreneurship and business management, the project surpassed its targets reaching over 750,000 households. The project worked with local organizations and government to form, train, and link VSLA groups to financial service providers, mobile network operators and markets.
The project placed a major emphasis on data collection, monitoring, and learning and POWER Africa has yielded significant learning across a wide variety of topics that enabled CARE to better design and target programming to reach youth, food insecure, and women headed households across multiple contexts.
The session will share findings and lessons from POWER Africa. It will be geared towards practitioners, financial service providers, donors and supporting organizations who want to understand what worked, what didn’t and how this can be used to inform current and future programmes.
This event will share insights from POWER Africa’s learning agenda, including:
POWER Africa Regional Team | Access Africa Team | Nicedore Nkurunziza, Burundi | Pascal Niyitegeka, Rwanda | Fati Karine Abdou, Cote d’Ivoire | Nebiyleul Tadesse, Ethiopia
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