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In a rapidly evolving humanitarian landscape — marked by more frequent crises, protracted conflicts, and climate shocks, among other challenges — cashbased transfers are on the rise. The humanitarian community increasingly looks to cash-based transfers for their ability to strengthen the resilience of populations and support longer-term development goals, and particularly to digital solutions that can drive financial inclusion and economic activity within a community.
How digitization of payments, transfers, and remittances contributes to the G20 goals of broad-based economic growth, financial inclusion, and women’s economic empowerment
DIGITIZING PAYMENTS AND REMITTANCES IS VITAL TO ACHIEVING G20 GOALS.
EMBARGOED TILL 10 AM EST, 30 January, 2014
Commits to Increase Electronic Payments to Strengthen Local Economies
New York – 30 January, 2014 –Catholic Relief Services (CRS) announced that it has joined the Better Than Cash Alliance, pledging to transition approximately 60 percent of its operational, programmatic and emergency payments from cash to electronic across 22 countries.