YFS-Link Video: Chandula Abeywickrema, Hatton Bank, Sri Lanka

  • Date Posted: August 2, 2011
  • Authors: Chandula Abeywickrema
  • Organizations/Projects: Hatton Bank
  • Document Types: Other
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

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Chandula Abeywickrem describes how Hatton Bank (HNB) of Sri Lanka links youth and rural poor to financial services through both formal and informal avenues. By investing in entrepreneurs at a young age, HNB believes that they are shaping loyal customers who will ensure sustainability of the program as they graduate from microfinance to larger loans.