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