Caroline Pulver

Caroline Pulver works on driving financial inclusion through G2P payments. She has over 20 years of experience in financial services.  For the last 14 years she has specialised in poverty reduction, with a focus on payment delivery mechanisms for cash transfer programmes (social protection and humanitarian). She has worked with Governments and Development Agencies across Africa (Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia), the Middle East (Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen), Asia (India, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, the Philippines) and in the Caribbean (Jamaica, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines). Caroline is a freelance consultant, based in Nairobi. "Caroline is currently working with MSC on a feasibility study for digital payment infrastructure in Kaduna State, Nigeria."

Posts by Caroline Pulver

India’s LPG cooking gas subsidy reform: Lessons for policymakers in reducing costs and building acceptance for reform

This policy brief summarizes the reforms India introduced to streamline, digitize, and transform cooking gas subsidy from an in-kind to a cash transfer program.

Responses to the financial impacts of COVID-19 through social cash transfers and digital payment infrastructure

The financial impact of COVID-19 has been hitting the poor. Governments are adjusting cash transfer programs and utilizing national payment systems to mitigate these negative impacts. This blog reviews responses from Latin America, Asia and Sub Saharan Africa where governments with limited resources are coming up with innovative solutions to the crisis.