Ep.1 Building climate resilience through microfinance
Host, Kamleshan Pillay, welcomes distinguished guests Tineyi Mawocha - CEO of Opportunity Bank Uganda, Lydia Baffour Awuah - Senior Programme Manager at Opportunity International and Puneet Chopra - partner at Microsave Consulting in India, to a panel discussion. The panel discussion revolves around the concept and impact of microfinancing as well as the very real possibilities that microfinancing affords in the betterment of the social well-being of some of the most vulnerable communities.
How has micro-financing been used in terms of supporting climate initiatives? What have been some of the positive impacts of this? How can micro-finance enable gender equality in the household of lesser developed countries? What safeguards need to be in place against gender-based violence while avoiding reinforcing gender stereotypes?
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