Access to Financial Services for Refugees in Jordan and Uganda
On March 12, InFine organised a conference in Luxembourg on access to financial services for refugees in Jordan and Uganda, a project developed by the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation in partnership with UNHCR and SIDA.
The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation was chosen by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to implement a programme of access to financial and non-financial services for refugees and their host communities in Jordan and Uganda.
The first phase of the programme involved analysing the needs of these refugees in terms of financial services. Philippe Guichandut, Head of the Inclusive Finance Development Division at the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation, came in Luxembourg to present the results of the study, carried out in collaboration with Microfinanza, as well as the main challenges involved in providing services to this population segment.