Jamaica sweeps prestigious C’bean Microfinance Awards in Miami

JAMAICAN entrepreneurs and leaders in the microfinance industry won the top awards at the Citi-CMFA Annual Caribbean Microfinance Awards, which brought the curtains down on the 6th Caribbean Microfinance Forum at the Doubletree Hilton Airport Hotel in Miami, Florida between July 6 and 9.

Well-known development specialist Maureen Webber, founder and CEO of Development Options, emerged as the region’s Most Outstanding Microfinance Leader, with Marcus James, the CEO of Access Financial Services winning the runner-up award in a region wide search adjudicated by a panel comprising representatives from the IDB/Multilateral Investment Fund, the Caribbean Development Bank, the Development Bank of Jamaica, the EU/ACP Programme of the European Commission and Citi Jamaica… Read more