FM Support for the National Safety Net Program (NSNP), Kenya
Financial Year: 2017 - ongoing
Client: The World Bank
Type: Operations, Technologies Description: NSNP is the flagship social safety net program of GoK co-funded by GoK, The World Bank, WFP, and DFID. The World Bank is also providing technical assistance to the government in implementing the project. In the second phase of the project, we have been engaged to monitor the implementation of the Consolidated Action Plan (CAP), developed to mitigate the fiduciary and operational risks of the project. The CAP has short, medium and longer term measures needed to strengthen the overall fiduciary controls in the program. Another main objective of the assignment is to provide necessary technical assistance to enable the Government in reconciling funds transferred against payrolls and its actual disbursement by the commercial banks.
Audit & Assurance Services, VA USA
Financial Year: 2016 - ongoing
Client: AAL Ltd, CPA
Type: Project Management & Support Description We are providing Audit and Assurance services for ongoing engagements with various Federal Agencies including NASA and the United States Postal Services and proposal writing support for Federal Contracting.
Public Accounting Support, MD USA
Financial Year : 2016 - ongoing
Client: Premier Group Services, CPA-MD US
We are providing to Premier Group, services relating to public accounting, project management, and Management Consulting.
Sustainable Energy Project for Pakistan (SEP)
Financial Year: 2017 - ongoing
Client: Tetra Tech Inc US
Type: Project Management & Support Description Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded a $ 70 million Sustainable Energy Project for Pakistan SEP (previously, Clean Energy for Pakistan Economy - CEPE), a USAID-funded project. Being the consortium partners we will be rendering project management & support during the project implementation.The project is intended to support the Government of Pakistan’s (GOP’s) efforts to increase the financially sustainable delivery of clean energy services to spur the economic and social development of the country. This will primarily be achieved through the strengthening of energy sector governance and policy framework so that it more effectively attracts and encourages private sector investment, and facilitates the commercialization/privatization of state-owned assets. CEPE will channel resources through four broad, interrelated Technical.  
Kenya Economic and Social Inclusion Program (KESIP)
Financial Year: 2018 - ongoing
Client: The World Bank
Type: Operations Description: KESIP is a five year World Bank-funded (USD $ 250 million) project with the additional funding by DFID, to enhance access of poor and vulnerable households to social and economic inclusion services and shock-responsive safety nets. The project will advance strengthening of social protection delivery systems and improve the shock responsiveness of the safety net system with the ultimate goal of the improved resilience of the poor and vulnerable. We are supporting the project in developing a PFM framework and also developing the operational financial policies and procedures for the project.
Productive National Safety Net Program (PNSP), Ethiopia
Financial Year: 2018 - ongoing
Client: The World Bank
Type: Technologies Description: Developed and presented to the stakeholders a proof of concept for a BI analytical platform for the PSNP. The concept is to consolidate payment data currently consolidated at the Woreda level (Administrative units) and then build a data analytics platform for program-wide monitoring and reporting at the regional and the federal level. PSNP is a five year Social Protection project funded by the World Bank-funded (USD 600 million), with additional funding from USAID, DFID, the Candian Government, and UNICEF.  
Productive National Safety Net Program (PSNP), Ethiopia
Financial Year: 2017 - 2018
Client: The World Bank
Type: Operations, Technologies Description: PSNP is East Africa's largest social safety net program with over $ 600 million funded by The World Bank. The World Bank is also providing technical assistance to the government in implementing the project. Our recent engagement with the program is to identify areas of improvement in the payment mechanisms by reviewing the existing systems and then suggest improvements, along with a roadmap to implement the same.
Software Design Specifications (SDD) for Income Support for the Poorest Program, Bangladesh
Financial Year: 2016 - 2017
Client: The World Bank
Type: Technology Description As part of our continued technical assistance to ISPP since 2013, the project has now entered into its mobilization stage and we are supporting the technology team in developing the MIS for the project. Our team has developed the software design specification for the disbursement module and also supervising its development, testing.
Fiduciary Risk Assessment of the National Safety Net Program (NSNP), Kenya
Financial Year: 2016 - 2017
Client: The World Bank
Type: Operations, Technologies Description: NSNP is the flagship social safety net program of GoK co-funded by GoK, The World Bank, WFP, and DFID. The World Bank is also providing technical assistance to the government in implementing the project. We have been engaged by the World Bank to carry out a fiduciary assessment of the program with an objective of identifying areas for further improvement in the operations of NSP and suggesting a way forward comprising of actionable items with broad completion time lines for better accountability, reliability and improved transparency in the program.
MODERNIZATION OF THE SAFETY NET PROGRAM OF SRI LANKA
Financial Year: 2015 - 2016
Client: The World Bank
The World Bank is supporting the modernization agenda as a gradual process towards improving the efficiency and effectiveness of welfare service delivery. Given the Ministry of Social Empowerment and Welfare (MoSEW) predominant role in providing safety net services, the initial phase of the modernization process is focused on establishing the systems, processes and technological underpinnings at the ministry. We are reviewing the existing disbursement mechanisms of the cash transfers with a view to consolidating cash payments provided by the MoSEW, and the introduction of technology based payment mechanisms to bring efficiency, transparency, and accountability in the safety net program. We are also developing a roll-out plan to automate 1,074 branches of the Dvineguama Development Bank, which is the largest disbursement vehicle for the cash transfers. The assignment was undertaken by Mr. Hussain as an independent consultant with the World Bank.