Managing Liquidity and Cash-Out for Social Payments During COVID-19

27 May 2020 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT
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Around the world, governments are responding to the social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic through relief payments. The Better Than Cash Alliance and CGAP are co-hosting a webinar on delivering these vital government-to-person (G2P) payments in a way that expands choice while managing liquidity and cash out in innovative ways.

Participants will:

  • Learn how India and Kenya expanded provider choice for recipients in G2P digital transfers and the importance of agent networks for delivery.
  • Discover the impact of the crisis on the viability of the agent business model considering liquidity management in a lockdown scenario and new health-related requirements for payment service providers.
  • Discuss lessons in collaboration between governments and payment service providers to address the challenges posed by COVID-19.


Easwaran Venketeswaran | Chief Operating Officer, India Post Payments and Bank

Dr. Milkah Chebii | Social Protection Payments Specialist, FSD Kenya Technical Advisor to Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, Kenya

Phrase Lubega | General Manager, MFS Commercial and Go to Market, MTN Group