PRESENTATION: Credit for Youth = Hard; Credit for Youth in Conflict or Remote Areas = (Im)possible? Sep 2016

Organization/Affiliation(s): 
Al Majmoua, Chemonics International, Making Cents International
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Sep 29, 2016

Providing credit for youth is difficult in most contexts due to their relatively smaller amount of experience and access to markets.  However, in many operating environments, additional challenges of rurality, conflict, and migration are also present, making the sustainable provision of credit and savings services more difficult still.  Hear three youth-inclusive financial service providers discuss the techniques they’ve used to successfully serve youth in the challenging environments of Yemen, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

 

Speakers:

 

Youssef Fawaz, Executive Director, Al Majmoua (Lebanon)

Abasin Nawan, Former Deputy Chief of Party, USAID FAIDA Program, Chemonics International (USA)

Tim Nourse, President, Making Cents International (USA)

Topic: 
Financial Inclusion
Regions: 
Global
Tags: 
Financial Capability
Financial Literacy/Education
Youth