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What’s the Future of Pay-for-Success Development? Perspectives from the Experts behind a New Development Impact Bond in Cameroon

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Keynote speeches & a moderated discussion

David Bohigian, Executive Vice President, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Peter Laugharn, President & CEO, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Adva Saldinger, Associate Editor, Devex (moderator)


Tamer Makary, Vice President of Fundraising and Partnerships, Africa Eye Foundation


Kirsten Armstrong, Director of Knowledge & Innovation, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Amanda Glassman, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development (moderator)

Tamer Makary, Vice President of Fundraising and Partnerships, Africa Eye Foundation

Dia Martin, Managing Director, Social Enterprise Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Dr. Joseph Oye, Director of the Cameroon Country Office, Sightsavers & Co-chair, International Agency for Prevention of Blindness, Central Africa

Liesbet Peeters, Managing Partner, Dalberg Capital

The launch of the Cameroon Cataract Development Impact Loan—a Development Impact Bond (DIB) to provide cataract surgery services via a social enterprise model—marks a key moment in the history of results-based financing. The cataract bond is the first DIB to have a development finance institution (DFI) as an investor, and among the first pay-for-performance projects in eye care to assess the quantity, quality, equity, and financial sustainability of the services provided.

Please join us for a discussion on the development of the bond and the experiences of the cataract bond partner organizations, as well as lessons learned from other health-related impact bonds and what it all suggests for the future of pay-for-success for health.

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Executive Vice President of CGD, CEO of CGD Europe, and Senior Fellow

Tuesday, January 30
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

A reception will follow the discussion.

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