USAID Financial Access for Investing in Development of Afghanistan
USAID-FAIDA project implemented by Chemonics International benefited thousands of Afghans by improving Afghanistan’s financial infrastructure and bolstering job creation. Each project component realized specific results. For instance, from 2011 to 2017, FAIDA mobilized almost $60 million in private financing, created 7,183 full-time equivalent jobs, and benefited more than 138,983 families. FAIDA developed hundreds of targeted training and certification programs that increased the capacity of 2,722 financial sector employees. The activity also provided 46 formal written comments on numerous laws and regulations, strengthening the regulatory infrastructure for Afghanistan’s financial sector. FAIDA also offered new programs and opportunities to hundreds of Afghan women.