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Job Announcement: Consultants in Microfinance For Short-term Assignments in Europe

Microfinance Centre (MFC) is a Poland based network of 113 microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Europe and Asia. MFC facilitates microfinance development by providing capacity building, conducting research and working on policy issues. MFC members represent microfinance institutions, country level associations, lending institutions and investors. Currently, MFC is expanding its trainer and consultant base and seeking qualified consultants and trainers in ...

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Digital Literacy Bootcamp

Being present online is a must for microfinance institutions. However, a big question is how to do it effectively to ensure an institution’s visibility to the customers they want to attract? The #DigLit Bootcamp aims at building strong foundation for digital transformation processes in MFIs by targeting basic skills, knowledge and capabilities related to digitalisation among MFI staff and management.The ...

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Register today! MFC Members Discount for Global SME Finance Forum 2019 in Amsterdam (7th-9th October)

Date: October 7-9, 2019 Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Topic: the convergence of the real and financial sectors in SME finance Join leaders from banks, fintech companies, development finance institutions, and regulators at the Global SME Finance Forum 2019 on October 7 in the Netherlands. The conference will examine the different ways in which the real sector has entered the SME finance ...

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LuxFLAG Sustainable Investment Week 2019

MFC Member, LuxFLAG is pleased to invite you to the first edition of LuxFLAG Sustainable Investment Week (#LSIW19), which will be taking place over the course of three days – 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of October at various locations in Luxembourg. #LSIW19 is a series of 15 standalone events which will cover a wide range of topics such as Climate ...

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CEO FORUM: Peer Exchange Workshops in 2019

CEO FORUM is organizing two peer exchange workshops in October 2019:1. Chief HR Officers Peer Exchange Workshop: Staff Recruitment and Retention that will take place in Warsaw (Poland) on 7-8 October 2019. This workshop is open for CEOs and HR Managers and other HR executive staff; [click here to see the event’s agenda] 2. Chief Credit, Risk and IT Mangers Peer ...

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Digital Finance Deep Dive with Aiaze Mitha – Digital Entrepreneur, Expert and Investor, Digital Ambassador to UNCDF

Software Group organizes a Webinar: Digital Finance Deep Dive with Aiaze Mitha, Digital Entrepreneur, Expert and Investor, Digital Ambassador to UNCDF Date: October 1, 2019 (Tuesday) Time: 10 am EAT (GMT +3) | 3 pm SGT (GMT +8) (click on the event’s name to register) Join Software Group’s Digital Finance Deep Dive webinar series with global fintech experts and influencers. Get ...

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Register Today for Global SME Finance Forum 2019 and Catch MFC Members Discount

Date: October 7-9, 2019 Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Topic: the convergence of the real and financial sectors in SME finance Join leaders from banks, fintech companies, development finance institutions, and regulators at the Global SME Finance Forum 2019 on October 7 in the Netherlands. The conference will examine the different ways in which the real sector has entered the SME finance ...

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Financial Health of Microenterprises

Project background Financial health is more than a simple metric of business success (e.g. profitability, secure cash flow, growth potential, etc.) Financial health is achieved when daily systems help build resilience and pursue opportunities. It includes the ability to meet financial obligations (e.g. bills, taxes, payroll) and  maximize the collectability of sales; access to funds to weather financial storms; and ...

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Digital Pathways in Financial Inclusion – European Microfinance Platform

Download the European Microfinance Platform’s Publication “Digital Pathways in Financial Inclusion” draws on the technology initiatives of the winners and semi-finalists of the 2018 European Microfinance Award on ‘Financial Inclusion through Technology’, paving the way for how advances in technology can be adopted by financial services providers who serve the excluded. Between the developer or engineer on the one end, ...

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How Industry Executives View Financial Health – Report by CFSI

Download the Report   In the report “From Buzzword to Business Model: How industry executives view financial health”, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) reveals how financial institutions are approaching financial health as they seek to engage customers meaningfully and profitably.  As the vast majority of Americans struggle financially, improving customer financial health is a top priority for many industry ...

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