Youth Focus at Efma’s First Pan-African Retail Banking Summit

Efma hosted the first annual Pan-African Retail Banking Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 11-12, 2015. The Summit provided a forum for delegates to network and discuss the latest trends and innovations in financial inclusion in retail banking in Africa.

The Summit had a specific financial inclusion, youth and gender focus, which was why Child & Youth Finance International was invited to attend. Representing the Child and Youth Finance Movement, CYFI’s Entrepreneurship and Inclusion Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. highlighted the need fora1sx2_300_2015-02-18_Efma_RvdA.jpg banking children and youth, discussed the resources available for developing child and youth friendly banking products and the innovations in the field (SchoolBank being an example).

Efma’s Summit was attended by the Banking Association of South Africa, who are celebrating Global Money Week in March, and representatives from retail banks, technology providers and mobile operators in Africa. Roundtables and discussions were based on the following topics: Banking the Unbanked, Distribution Networks and Cultivating Innovation. For more information on the annual Pan-African Retail Banking Summit and to learn about their upcoming events please visit Efma’s website.
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