Prosperity – Enhancing capacities on financial inclusion through online courses


Lupia Sairin

  • Founder of Lyseis and mechanical and manufacturing engineering student
  • Improving financial inclusion of women in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya. Lupia is a mechanical and manufacturing engineering undergraduate student in the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He is 21 years old and works in the area of microfinance. Lupia is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), which is where his interest in financial matters comes from. The university shared the inivitation for the AGFUND-UNITAR courses with its students and, given his interest in the field, Lupia decided to apply. Besides, Lupia was interested in taking training with the UN, which also motivated his application. He and two of his classmates were successful in their applications. Lupia enroled in two courses: Fundamentals of Microfinance and Negotiation of Financial Transactions and used EdApp on his mobile phone to follow them. The courses not only equipped Lupia with new knowledge about financial…

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