Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
Webinar - Youth Inclusive Finance in Time of Conflict: Lessons from Afghanistan & Colombia
Expanding access to finance is a challenging endeavor. Add in conflict and the obstacles can seem insurmountable. Join Making Cents International and Chemonics International on a deep dive into two programs that are currently addressing those obstacles by focusing on mobile technologies, new opportunities for youth and women, and strong local partnerships. Arelis Gomez, Chief of Party of the USAID Colombia Rural Finance Initiative, and Omaid Deqati Rahim, Banking Capacity Team Lead of the USAID Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan will share their respective program’s methodologies, best practices, and lessons learned for youth inclusive financial services programming when conflict and uncertainty loom.
- Arelis Gomez, Chief of Party, USAID Colombia Rural Finance Initiative, Chemonics International
- Omaid Deqati Rahim, Banking Capacity Team Lead, USAID Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan, Chemonics International
- Tim Nourse, President, Making Cents International