This half-day workshop brought together key refugee response actors – including digital and financial service providers, policy makers, donors, implementers and humanitarian actors – to encourage stock-taking of the digital savings groups landscape in the Uganda refugee response, and foster critical reflection. The event was organized in April 2022 by UNCDF, the Uganda Inter-Agency Cash Working Group (CWG), and the Livelihoods and Resilience Sector Working Group (LRSWG) with support from the Uganda Learning, Evidence, Accountability, and Research Network (U-Learn).

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