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🌐 Oikocredit Live: Unlocking Social Equity Through Financial Inclusion

🌐 Oikocredit Live: Unlocking Social Equity Through Financial Inclusion


Oikocredit's partner, Mujeres en Desarrollo Dominicana (Mude), the Dominican Republic

Thursday 29 February 2024

An online event on 14 March 2024, 18-19:15 CET.
Join us for an insightful event delving into financial inclusion as a tool for fostering greater social equity. In this online session, we'll explore a holistic approach to financial inclusion, addressing gender issues, the importance of capacity building, and the remarkable work of our partner, Mujeres en Desarrollo Dominicana (Mude), in the Dominican Republic.


Understanding Gender Dynamics in Financial Inclusion

During the webinar, Barbara Magnoni, President of EA Consultants and Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, will discuss global gender issues, emphasising the crucial role of financial inclusion. With 25+ years in international finance, she highlights collaborative efforts in inclusive finance for women in Spanish-speaking countries. Barbara's expertise, grounded in client-centric development, includes designing inclusive insurance products. Attendees can expect valuable insights on gender dynamics and financial inclusion from this seasoned expert.

Capacity Building: A Key to Lasting Impact

Barbara Rademaker, Capacity Building Manager at Oikocredit is presenting our organisation's commitment to capacity building – whereby organisations are equipped with essential skills and resources for sustainable self-development – and its significance in tandem with financial services. Dive into our portfolio in Latin America and the rationale behind our belief in the transformative power of capacity building.

Spotlight on Mude: Empowering Women in the Dominican Republic

Lilliana Rodriguez will delve into the impactful journey of the long-term Oikocredit-partner Mujeres en Desarrollo Dominicana, Inc. (Mude), of which Lilliana is a member. Established in 1975 by female entrepreneurs, Mude focuses on empowering single mothers in rural areas through its microfinance program. Lilliana will discuss the organisation's diverse programmes, emphasising Mude's commitment to sustainable development and women's empowerment.

Event Details:

Date & Time: Thursday March 14 2024, 18-19:15 CET

Platform: Online via Zoom

Moderation: Ilonka Boltze, Managing Director of Oikocredit Support Association Eastern Germany 

The online event will be held in English. Simultaneous interpretations to German and French will be available.

Don't miss this opportunity to engage with industry experts, learn about impactful projects, and be part of a conversation that explores how financial inclusion, coupled with strategic initiatives, can be a catalyst for social change. Register now and be a part of our shared journey toward a more inclusive and equitable world. We can’t wait to see you online!  πŸŒπŸ’™

Register here: Oikocredit Live: Unlocking Social Equity Through Financial Inclusion? - Oikocredit International

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