Keshia Madrigal is the Communications Specialist for the Migration, Remittances, and Development Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. Her work focuses on a project that seeks to build human and economic capital in Guatemala.
She previously worked in a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable development and in the diplomatic and consular mission of Guatemala in Costa Rica.
Madrigal holds a BA in International Relations with a concentration in International Cooperation from the National University of Costa Rica.
El pasado 19 de febrero, se presentó en Guatemala el reporte “Remesas a América Latina y el Caribe en 2017”. Anualmente, el Diálogo Inter-Americano publica sus estimaciones para las remesas a América Latina, así como un análisis de las tendencias más importantes para el tema en la región.
Migrants have a strong potential to transform their families and societies; the challenge is harnessing this potential. The Opportunities for My Community project explores practical ways in which various actors, including diaspora groups and remittance companies, can work effectively to support education in Guatemala.
Financial education has proven to be an efficient tool for systematically and effectively building assets in a society (OECD, 2005). One of the components of the Opportunities for My Community project consists of providing financial education to over 120,000 people in Guatemala. Our financial education project consists of a successful and innovative…