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;
Innovation in financial services;
Migrant entrepreneurship and investment; Housing;
Migrant pensions and other government-to-person payments;