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PKG IAP Fellowships: Adam Swartzbaugh Part IV

Check out Part I, Part II and Part III of Adam’s experience! How Digital Interoperability Can Accelerate Financial Inclusion Over the past few months, the Almond team at MIT has…

PKG IAP Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi Part IV

Check out Part I, Part II and Part III of Yunus’ PKG Fellowship experience. Reflecting on the Myanmar Coup Watching the coup in Myanmar unfold earlier this month brought us…

PKG IAP Fellowships: Adam Swartzbaugh Part III

Check out Part I and Part II of Adam’s experience! Using Technology to Promote Shared Trust and Financial Resiliency in Emerging Markets “We’re all at risk of returning to the…

PKG Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi, Part III

Check out Part I and Part II of Yunus’ experience! Tough Nuts to Crack Coming up on the first anniversary of incorporating Almond Finance, it was our resilient team and…

PKG Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi, Part II

To read Part I of Yunus’ experience, click here. The E-wallet Paradox Almond Finance was founded around the simple idea of binging the basic financial services to the rural communities…

PKG Fellowships: Adam Swartzbaugh, Part II

Click here to read Part I of Adam’s experience. The Myanmar Coup Shows Why Financial Resiliency is So Necessary Instability is hardly new to the world, but our capacity to…

PKG IAP Fellowships: Adam Swartzbaugh Part I

“No, it’s not that complicated.  We do not need to try and fix everything for everyone.  People can fix their own problems.  They just need the right tools.  We should…

PKG IAP Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi Part I

From Fish to Finance: Impact through Cultural Understanding As I was going through my interview notes, I realized that the yellow pad had captured our experience in more than one…