Financial Services For All is a survey that looks at the main risks facing traditional microfinance players and emerging providers. The findings are based on survey responses from over 60 countries. Read More
Umati Empowers Agribusiness in Africa
Like many entrepreneurs, Ivan and Munyutu of Umati Capital face obstacles in reaching out to potential investors. But in 2015 they got a big assist from the Citi Mobile Challenge, a groundbreaking global initiative that invites developers to present ideas to Citi execs and tech influencers. At the Nairobi Challenge, Umati's award-winnning fintech solution enabes farmers to receive swift and fair payment for their crops-an innovation that could have a massive impact in rural Africa.
Citi issues $500 million Education, Youth and Employment "Theme Bond" Citi structured and issued the first ever large-scale social USD "Theme Bond," a proof-of-concept which raised $500mm in funding for IADB's projects in Education, Youth and Employment.
Citi and OPIC $314 Million
Inclusive Finance Partnership Financing for Citi's clients that promote, sustainable and inclusive supply chains, microenterprise development, affordable housing, clean energy, education and sanitation through small producers, distributors and underserved communities around the world.