July 6, 2007

Kenya / Visit Dutch princess for micro finance

In Holland, princess Máxima is an ambassador for micro finance. Recently she visited Kenya as member of a United Nations advisory group on Inclusive Financial Sectors. At a press conference in a small room of Kenya’s Ministry of Finance she was adressing Kenyan and Dutch press. Acccording to the princess, a lot of work has still to be done in order to give ordinary people access to financial services like loans, insurance and mobile banking. She invited (Dutch) companies to invest in Kenya. According to the princes, investing in Kenya (Africa) could be good for Africa and for the people in the streets here. Please listen to the short audiofile from the press conference. More audio available upon request. [MEDIA=13]