Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
Spearheaded by The SEEP Network Povery Outreach Working Group (POWG), members of which moderated the forum, the online discussion sough to identify the financial and enterprise development produts and services needed by the very poor- people who live on less than $1 a day- as well as the most effective sequencing of those services. In addition, the forum hosted a lively discussion of the use and utility of a wide range of poverty assessment tools.
This report draws on the wide-ranging discussions that took place, and presents the key points and ideas prompted by addressing three pervasive challenges.
1. Appropriate financial and microenterprise services for very poor poeple.
2. Reaching very poor people.
3. Measuring poverty outreach and pergormance with new poverty assessment tools.