Teaching Africa 2005 Speaker on Microfinance Banking

The first event for the Fall 2005 Teaching Africa project will take place on Tuesday September 27 at 12:15 p.m. in Crawford 102 on the Penn State McKeesport campus.

Philip D. Jones, International Development Project Manager, will speak about microfinance banking in Africa. He has more than 35 years of experience providing development project and finance services for clients in more  than 38 developing countries. He is home briefly from his project in Lagos, Nigeria and this presentation will draw on what he has been doing there since February.  Philip provides a full range of development project management and administration services to his clients, who include USAID and its contractors, the World Bank, UN agencies, the Asian Development Bank, commercial banks and finance companies, and international development management teams.