Call for Proposals: Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR), Haiti

07 Jul 2014

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced the 2014 Call for Proposals - Haiti of the Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR).Through this year’s call, the FFR seeks to increase economic opportunities for the rural poor through support and development of innovative, cost-effective and easily accessible international or domestic remittance services, to and from Haiti.

The objectives of the 2014 call for proposals are to:

  • Promote access to remittances in rural areas of Haiti;
  • Link remittances to financial services and products in rural areas of Haiti;
  • Develop innovative and productive rural investment opportunities for migrant and community-based organizations.

Project proposals related to the following topic areas are solicited:

  • Mobile financial services;
  • Microfinance networks;
  • Innovation in financial services;
  • Migrant entrepreneurship and investment; Housing;
  • Migrant pensions and other government-to-person payments;
  • Securitization or financial investment vehicles; 
  • Open thematic areas.