ANDE invites you to a webinar presenting early findings from the Global Accelerator Survey, conducted as part of the Global Accelerator Learning Initiative. The global accelerator landscape is growing and changing at a rapid pace. We conducted this research to add clarity to the recent phenomenon and to provide insight into what acceleration looks like in various geographies and contexts.
Abby Davidson will lead participants through the interactive findings on www.galidata.org, where users can filter results by geography and impact orientation.
If you’ve ever tried to find a meaningful career in social enterprise, you know how hard it can be. The space is fragmented, poorly mapped, and constantly evolving. Yet, the top concern of growing global social enterprises is how to attract and retain purpose-driven professionals. So how do talented young professionals find the social enterprises who need them? Join this webinar to learn how to discover career opportunities in social enterprise and stand out to social enterprise employers around the world. Whether you’re a professional hoping to make a career switch or a student graduating this spring, you’ll learn how to approach a social impact job search as well as what regions and sectors are hiring most.
Day 1: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, 9:30am – 10:30 ET/ 14:30 – 15:30 GMT/ 17:30-18:30 Dar Es Salam
Day 2: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, 9:30am – 10:30 ET/ 14:30 – 15:30 GMT/ 17:30-18:30 Dar Es Salam
Day 3: Thursday, February 9th, 2017, 9:30am – 10:30 ET/ 14:30 – 15:30 GMT/ 17:30-18:30 Dar Es Salam
Location: Online Chat
Reaching low-income clients with financial products and services tailored to meet their needs is a critical component of achieving financial inclusion and helping poor people to improve their lives. Roughly 2 billion people and 200 million small businesses worldwide lack access to basic financial services, presenting a large potential market and significant opportunities. Join CGAP for a series of live, online chats with financial industry leaders attending its learning event in Dar es Salaam to explore the business case for serving low-income customers. Learn about innovative solutions they have launched in Africa and Asia that are expanding usage of financial services designed for poor people.
Housing microfinance is a small but growing sector. There is a dearth of research and information on how microfinance-based housing loan products are administered and performing. To build a greater understanding of this practice, the Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter surveyed 83 financial institutions that practice housing microfinance.
Over the last two decades the global NGO sector has embraced online technology, but economic and political factors and the quality of Internet infrastructure regionally often affects how well NGOs worldwide can use new technology. Not surprisingly, there is a gap between the utilization of online fundraising tools and social media by NGOs in high-income nations and those in developing nations.
Based upon data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report, this webinar will highlight how NGOs worldwide use the internet to build awareness and raise funds to advance their mission and programs and elevate their online brand. Attendees will gain insight by learning benchmarks for success based on NGOs active online across six continents.
To analyse and discuss the state of the art of Impact Measurement, and can we actually measure Impact, at this stage. Everyone should be prepared to discuss and offer suggestions.
- 15:00:15:15 Introduction to speakers and strengths and weaknesses of Social Impact Measurement
- 15:15 to 16:15: Open Discussion among panelists on what needs to improve, best practices, and how to scale industry. Interactive with audience
- 16:15 to 16:30: Wrap up and Summary. Next steps
The United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) is hosting a webinar to help key players in the digital payments space prepare for risks associated with transitioning from a cash-based economy. Drawing from the Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines released by BTCA earlier this year, this webinar will bring together high-level decision makers, government regulators, international organizations, private sector participants, to provide counsel on how to foster a more secure digital payments ecosystem.