FULL LIST OF MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

Kaah Islamic Microfinance Services, Somalia

Kaah Express

Overview of efforts by the Somali money transfer industry to integrate microfinance services into their existing business models. The solution offers the potential for profound development impact given the scale and reach of the Somali remittance business.

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La stratégie d’Inclusion Financière et les solutions novatrices de paiement VISA

Visa, Inc.

Discussion of Visa’s financial inclusion strategy for the MENA region focusing on youth financial education and innovative payment solutions that expand financial access including the use of pre-paid cards for microfinance loan disbursement and repayments.

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Mobile Financial Services

Tunisiana

Introduction of Tunisiana’s MobiFullus service in Tunisia and plans for its integration into MFI loan operations and roll-out as a transaction support solution for youth savings.

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Kiva Arab Youth: Progress in promoting financial services for youth in the MENA region

Kiva

Discussion of Kiva’s web micro-lending model, its focused expansion in the MENA region which is prioritizing lending to youth, and the challenges and constraints they face in achieving scaled impact.

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Inclusion financière des jeunes dans le Monde Arabe

Al Barid Bank

Presentation of Al Barid Bank’s Youth Savings Product, their motivation for targeting the youth segment, and the organization process that it has gone through in the design, conceptualization and deployment of a national level product.

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Financing Youth Start-ups: Achievements & Challenges

Enda Inter-Arabe

Presentation of Enda’s Bedaya Youth Start-up Project and the unique set of challenges and opportunities they have experienced in the process, and highlighting what is still needed to sustain and grow this project.

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Alexandria Business Association - Small & Micro Enterprise Project

Alexandria Business Association

Presentation of the Alexandria Business Association’s experience in the development of a youth strategy and its efforts to develop a holistic service offering (financial and non-financial) for youth.

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Al Amal Bank Youth Services

Al Amal Bank

Mohammed Al Lai presents Al Amal Bank’s strategic decision to become a Youth-Friendly Financial Institution through the development of a range of youth-targeted lending and deposit services and the impact this has had on the MFI and the community.

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Preliminary Findings from the MENA Microfinance Institutions Survey

Silatech

Nader Kabbani of Silatech presents evidence on supply side of financial services in MENA from preliminary findings of the 2013 CGAP/Silatech MENA MFI survey.

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Global Findex: Global Financial Inclusion Index

The World Bank

Atisha Kumar of the World Bank presents Global Findex and the latest findings on MENA and youth access to financial services.

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