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Emily Westerlund

Emily joined Cenfri in January 2017 as the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer, where she focuses on developing the M&E framework for insight2impact and conducting ongoing monitoring of the facility’s various projects to track its impact in the development of the financial sector and on broader financial inclusion.

Prior to Cenfri, she worked as an evaluator at JET Education Services, assisting in designing and implementing external evaluations of interventions within the South African education sector and as an M&E Officer at the Adonis Musati Project, where she designed and implemented a sophisticated M&E system for a psycho-social support programme that targeted refugees and migrants in South Africa.

  • Bachelor’s degree in international studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Master’s degree in monitoring and evaluation methods, Stellenbosch University

Recent Content
How are African digital platforms shaping the economic development conversation?
Insights from an expert workshop on the potential of African digital platforms to influence development...
Payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa
This two-part note series explores the state of national and regional payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa ...
Bizfundi: Improving credit access through tailored business advice
Targeting small businesses with personalised business advice and predicting successful loan applications...
The potential of digital platforms as distributors and enablers of insurance in Africa
The past decade has seen the emergence of digital platforms. These digital platforms (also known as multi-sided platforms...
Learnings from comparing consumer credit protection systems in Pakistan and South Africa
For consumers to take up and use financial products, it is crucial that they ...
Proof of Address must fall
We all know that sinking feeling when the bank tells you that the proof of address you brought does not meet the required standard. You then have t...