7 - 8 March 2017
Ritz Carlton Cairo, Egypt

Nevine Bedr


Finance Sector Director
Social Fund for Development


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

9:30 AM Examining the impact of traditional microcredit and examining the role of the SFD to develop microfinance in Egypt

  • Assessing the current state of the microcredit market to understand the potential in Egypt
  • Modifying the MFI product mix to access new opportunities for growth
  • Exploring access the SFD’s role in accessing finance to develop microfinance institutions

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


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

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