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Closing the Financing Gap: Upcoming Solutions for Rural Poor

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Uber DC Headquarters

1717 Rhode Island Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

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On 10/25/17, Bicycles Against Poverty and the Bucknell Alumni Club, will host an event in Washington, DC centered around social enterprises and financial inclusion, with a focus on Sub Saharan Africa. The event is a panel discussion by leaders in the field with experience in microfinance, asset financing, and rural development.

The evening will be a time to learn about the financial innovations for the base of the pyramid (BoP) in emerging economies, including throughout East Africa.

Light refreshments and appetizers will be available.

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Panelists include:

  • Niki Armacost, Managing Director at Arc Finance

  • Chris Walker, Social Innovations Director at Mercy Corps

  • Katherine St. Onge, Senior Officer of Investor Relations at Calvert Foundation

  • Kyle Holloway, Program Manager of Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action

  • Max Mattern, Financial Sector Analyst at CGAP

The discussion will be moderated by Eddie Mandhry, Director for Africa at Yale University.

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