Jul
18
18 Jul 2018
REGISTER HERE Background Women comprise approximately 50% of the labor force in sub-Saharan Africa and yet, are less likely to access financial services – like credit, insurance, and savings – which limits their purchasing power and excludes them from their local economy. As a result, women lose out on income-generating opportunities, which could lead to their economic empowerment and financial independence. Thus, inhibiting their agency within their household and community, and trapping them in a cycle of poverty and inequality. However, women aren’t the only ones missing out on opportunities...
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Jul
03
03 Jul 2018
Nairobi, KE
On July 3rd, 2018 in Nairobi, AHL Venture Partners will be hosting a panel of industry experts to explore and discuss evolving trends and business models on financing productive assets, and why this growing asset class is increasingly attracting investors. Register here by Tuesday, July 26 to join this discussion on key trends that can be leveraged to boost productive asset financing, followed by networking and drinks.
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Jun
27
27 Jun 2018
On July 27th, 2018, join CGAP, the National Bank of Rwanda, and BearingPoint for their webinar on how supervisors can harness today's technologies to improve data collection and meet ever-growing challenges. CGAP will highlight findings from its recent report on data collection by supervisors, BearingPoint will explore some of the latest technology solutions, and the National Bank of Rwanda will share practical insights from the revamping of its reporting system. Follow this link to register for the webinar and learn more about the distinguished speakers.
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Jun
19
19 Jun 2018 to 21 Jun 2018
Naivasha, KE
This event is a private invite-only event designed for senior leadership from Kiva 's field partners to learn from one another and learn from Kiva 's 12 years of experience in Africa.
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Jun
12
12 Jun 2018 to 13 Jun 2018
Antigua, GT
The 2018 Cracking the Nut conference will take place on June 12-13, 2018 in Antigua, Guatemala and will focus on encouraging the uptake of new technologies for agriculture and access to finance, in a way that promotes resilience. Connexus Corporation is working with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Chemonics International to organize a two-day learning event and technology fair, which will highlight the broad range of technologies and approaches available to mitigate and adapt to global changes related to rural and agricultural development. The event...
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