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From the Blog on cash programming
Financial inclusion without financial literacy is irresponsible. Understanding how to live wisely in the financial world must be a fundamental aspect of inclusion.
One would be hard pressed to make a case that cash programming doesn’t contribute to the possibility of surveillance – we’re not talking about this enough
We are capturing more feedback than ever, but still not acting or making change on it. We are wasting everyone’s time and resources, this must change.
Cash programming will ‘save’ humanitarian aid when we decide it is ok for the people affected to tell us what they want in kind and what they want as cash.
When adhering to KYC regulation becomes a requirement, a pre-requisite, for NGOs. Is cash programming threatening our humanitarian principles?
if the data sits in a layer below all the functions, can’t it be accessed by all actors? It doesn’t feel much different than other models.
Cash is hot. Everyone’s talking about it. If you're in aid, but not doing cash, well frankly, what are you doing? You're so 1980's. I’m a huge fan of cash programming in response to disasters, but believe it needs to be unleashed. While cash programming is now...
David Miliband wrote back. It was unexpected, short and sweet, but he wrote back. Impressive. He invited me to engage with IRC's economic recovery expert about possibilities to work together. Nice. So the ball is back in my court. I've followed up with the...