Thanks to the alliance, the inhabitants of 233 municipalities affected by the conflict will be able to access better rural financial services adjusted to the specific characteristics required by Colombian farmers and peasants. This program is part of the portfolio of rural financial services launched by the United States Embassy in the first half of 2016 and seeks to stimulate economic growth and stabilization in territories that have been affected by the armed conflict.
Through this initiative, the government of the United States promotes the expansion of the financial services of private banks to rural municipalities that are difficult to access. At the same time, they strengthen the capacity of banks to provide loans to micro, small and medium entrepreneurs. Continue reading “Violence will have access to financial services”