7 - 8 March 2017
Ritz Carlton Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Zaki Hatem

General Manager, Social Fund for Development and Chairman
BEST Foundation


10:00 AM Utilising microfinance as a tool to facilitate greater financial inclusion and wealth creation

  • Reducing and poverty and economic stress of Egypt's most vulnerable to foster greater economic and political stability
  • Empowering Egypt’s low income population by providing microcredit to enable them to build assets
  • Improving the quality and professionalism of small businesses in Egypt by providing microfinance loans and technical assistance

1:40 PM Exploring the methods of capital raising to facilitate the development of your microfinance organisation

  • Investigating the role for foreign and local donor organisations to assess how best to attract their investment
  • Discussing the role of the banking sector to fund microfinance institutions as part of their CSR activities
  • Setting up a microfinance fund to service the category B and C MFIs that is suited to their specific needs

1:40 PM Exploring the new trends in microfinance to prepare your institution for future growth

  • Assessing how technology will facilitate greater financial inclusion in Egypt and allow you to gain market share
  • Analysing new product development in order to adapt your product mix to service the microfinance client of the future
  • Highlighting the future developments that will revolutionise the microfinance industry in Egypt

9:55 AM Panel Discussion: Utilising microfinance as a tool to facilitate greater financial inclusion and wealth creation

  • Reducing and poverty and economic stress of Egypt’s most vulnerable to foster greater economic and political stability
  • Empowering Egypt’s low income population by providing microcredit to enable them to build assets
  • Improving the quality and professionalism of small businesses in Egypt by providing microfinance loans and technical assistance

1:30 PM Exploring the methods of capital raising to facilitate the development of your microfinance organisation

  • Investigating the role for foreign and local donor organisations to assess how best to attract their investment
  • Discussing the role of the banking sector to fund microfinance institutions as part of their CSR activities
  • Setting up a microfinance fund to service the category B and C MFIs that is suited to their specific needs

2:10 PM Exploring the new trends in microfinance to prepare your institution for future growth

  • Assessing how technology will facilitate greater financial inclusion in Egypt and allow you to gain market share
  • Analysing new product development in order to adapt your product mix to service the microfinance client of the future
  • Highlighting the future developments that will revolutionise the microfinance industry in Egypt


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Dr. Zaki.

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