To reduce poverty, hunger and vulnerability by providing the poorest households in Kenya's arid and semi-arid lands with cash transfers. This contributes to our MDGs by preventing 720,000 people from becoming poorer and help them to increase their expenditure on food, health, education and wider livelihood opportunities by 2017.
To improve access to financial services for the poor and marginalised groups and for micro and small enterprises in Pakistan
To enhance stability in the financial sector and expand access to financial services for the poor
To improve the provision of loans and other financial services for 8,000 small enterprises and 400,000 households in Nepal
To enhance economic value generated for the poor as producers, consumers and employees by investing in impact enterprises. This will benefit up to 30 enterprises and generate employment incomes of at least £10m.To ensure poor and vulnerable people in low income states (especially women) benefit from economic growth through better access to financial services, and investing in private sector projects that will benefit the poor as producers, consumers and employers. This will benefit 12 million low income households with improved access to financial services and upto 30 enterprises in attracting additional investments worth £56 million.
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation in Indonesia as part of the UK's efforts to avoid catastrophic climate change that would hit the very poorest first and set back global efforts at poverty reduction
Through active engagement with a range of public and private stakeholders working at the macro, meso and micro levels, deepen and broaden the Mozambican financial sector contributing towards the Government of Mozambique’s target of increasing financial inclusion to 35% (over 2 million beneficiaries) and supporting the provision of financial services to over 650 Micro, Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMME’s) over 6 years.
To improve the lives of at least 6500 adolescent girls in Kenya between the age of 10 and 14, by improving their access to health, education, economic assets and protection from violence. Evidence from research will influence national policy and support scaled up, cost-effective interventions for adolescent girls in the future.
To promote equal access to opportunities, services and rights by women and men in Uganda. This will reduce gender inequality through education attainment, health outcomes, economic participation and political empowerment.
To support a deeper and more inclusive financial sector that supports the livelihoods and well-being of low income people in Rwanda. This will be done by: (1)Supporting the capacity and systems development of financial service providers that serve the poor, with a specific focus on automating the operations of Rwanda’s Umurenge Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs) and their connectivity to microfinancial institutions and commercial banks; (2) Supporting the flow of financial services to the agriculture sector; (3) Supporting the development of pensions for informal sector workers to promote long term savings; and (4) Supporting improved resilience to shocks whilst reducing the risks associated with productive investments through the utilisation of microinsurance. AFR targets to enhance livelihood opportunities for 1,670,000 poor women and men during the period 2016-2020.