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Leveraging humanitarian cash transfers as an avenue to full financial inclusion

IATI Identifier: UG-RSB-197310-EBUL
Published on IATI IATI
  • date_range Sep 24, 2019 - Aug 31, 2021
  • autorenew Implementation (Status)

The project intends to provide refugees in Uganda with fully fledged bank accounts from which to access their humanitarian aid payments. Equity Bank Uganda Limited (EBUL) targets to set up their systems and processes to ease refugee verification, facilitate account opening and aid financial literacy. They will also set up the enabling infrastructure for cash outs by extending their existing agent banking network to the refugee settlements and host communities. In this way, EBUL will provide the necessary and relevant infrastructure to enable the digitization of humanitarian payments in Uganda while simultaneously availing a wide array of financial services to this underserved market segment

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Sectors:
  • Financial policy and administrative management error
    Sector code:
    240 - Financial policy and administrative management
    Sector vocabulary:
    2 - OECD DAC CRS Purpose Codes (3 digit)

Participating Organisations

Organisation Name Organisation Type Organisation Role
Equity Bank Private Sector Implementing

Transaction

Transaction Value circle Provider circle Receiver Type Date

Budget

325,000 USD
325,000 USD (Valued at Sep 24, 2019) date_range Sep 24, 2019 - Aug 31, 2020
access_timeUpdated on Mar 08, 2021 07:50:45