This email of May 11, 2009 is interesting for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which is FINCA’s extraordinary ties to death squads and laundering of drug cartel money, but also its hopeful, pre-plan tone just over a month before the military coup in which Hillary and Lanny Davis were so instrumental in, gives it a ghost-like quality.
FINCA INTL. AND FOLLOW UP
From: Cheryl Mills To: Huma Abedin Date: 2009-05-11 22:50 Subject: FINCA INTL. AND FOLLOW UP
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2014-20439 Doc No. C05761868 From: Mills, Cheryl D <MillsCD@state.gov > Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:50 AM To: Abedin, Huma Cc: Subject: Fw: FINCA Intl. and follow up Attachments: FINCA-PerspectivesOnContracting-final.doc Will you print email and attachment for hrc as contracting fyi Original Message From: sgompf To: Mills, Cheryl D Sent: Tue May 12 16:29:27 2009 Subject: FINCA Intl. and follow up
Dear Cheryl, First, I want to thank you for your time and for giving us the opportunity to discuss FINCA’s work yesterday. Natalie Portman, our Ambassador of Hope, and the rest of the team deeply enjoyed our conversation and we are thrilled to hear that the Administration and the Secretary of State’s Office shares our views regarding what type of support is needed to get the microfinance industry to the next level, and the role of contractors in USAID’s development projects implementation. As promised, I am attaching a brief overview of FINCA’s experience with contractors/consultants involvement in microfinance during the past few years. Please let me know if this is what you need or if you require additional information. Also, we would be delighted to facilitate Secretary Clinton’s visit to our microfinance programs in El Salvador and Honduras during her upcoming trip. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help make this happen. (See attached file: FINCA-PerspectivesOnContracting-final.doc) Best regards, Soledad Gompf Vice President New Business Development Initiatives