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EaSI TA Workshop in Albania: Applying for and Contracting EaSI Financial Instruments for MFIs

Date: 13 December 2018, Tirana, Albania Topic: Applying for and Contracting EaSI Financial Instruments for Microfinance Institutions The Microfinance Centre in cooperation with the Albanian Microfinance Association is pleased to announce an upcoming event “Applying for and Contracting EaSI Financial Instruments for Microfinance Institutions”, which will take place in Tirana, Albania on 13 December 2018. The event is organised on the ...

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Join First EaSI Technical Assistance webinar: Opportunities and enablers of digitalisation for microfinance institutions

Date: 19 December, 11 AM CET Speaker: Jarosław Dmowski, digital expert Facilitator: Justyna Pytkowska, MFC Register for the webinar To help all interested European microfinance institutions understand better how to position themselves in the digital space, the European Commission is sponsoring a webinar organised under the umbrella of the EaSI Technical Assistance for Microfinance programme and hosted by the Microfinance ...

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Don’t Miss Upcoming Webinars for Microfinance Professionals!

04 Dec, 16.00 (CET): Results from Habitat for Humanity’s study on the impact of KWFT’s housing microfinance product, organised by SPTF The webinar will present the findings from the impact evaluation of a housing microfinance project on a range of outcomes for beneficiaries in Kenya. The project provided technical assistance to six leading financial institutions to develop housing microfinance products and ...

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MFC Annual Conference 2019

We are pleased to announce that the next MFC Annual Conference will be held from 29–31 May 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. Pre-conference events: 29 May 2019 Main conference program: 30-31 May 2019 The Microfinance Centre’s Annual Conference is always one of the most significant regional events in the financial inclusion sector. As usual, we’re putting together an impressive line-up of speakers, and designing an ...

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Mapping the Future of the Albanian Microfinance Sector

The Albanian Microfinance Association is teaming up with the MFC to map a vision of the role microfinance can play in the future development of Albania and continue the series of workshops for the Albanian National Working Group on microfinance. The establishment of the Working Group is a part of the MFC’s initiative to support dialogue between local actors involved in microfinance and financially ...

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MFC Webinars: Coaching and Peer-mentoring for Microfinance Professionals

Peer-mentoring for inquiring professionals Date: 27 November 2018, 11 AM CET, ended Speaker: Pawel Sopkowski, CEO, CoachWise Facilitator: Ewa Bankowska, MFC On-the-job training is a regular feature in microfinance institutions. What is the value added of peer-mentoring then? When should it be used, and more importantly – not used? If you want to find out the pros and cons of ...

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Microfinance in Europe: Key Results from the Survey Report 2016-2017. Join the webinar!

Date: 11 December 2018, 12:00 CET Organisers: European Microfinance Network (EMN), Microfinance Centre (MFC)  Register for the webinar The aim of the webinar session is to present the key results of the report “Microfinance in Europe: Survey Report 2016-2017” that will be released in December 2018. This eighth edition of the report provides an overview of the European microfinance sector’s developments on the ...

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The 2018 Borrow Wisely Campaign is Over, but the Impact Goes on…

  ‘Are you kidding me? This is unbelievable! A financial institution that is taking care of me and my budget? From the bottom of my heart, thank you and MFC for this kind of support!’ A MI-BOSPO client Throughout October, 24 different financial institutions took part in the MFC’s fifth annual Borrow Wisely Campaign. Borrowers from 16 countries in Europe and Central ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector

Project Description The EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector Programme helps European microcredit providers strengthen their institutional capacity and share best practices through technical assistance, trainings, workshops and other support. Project regional focus: EU countries, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, FYROM, Iceland,  Norway. Project duration: July 2018 – July 2022 Project status: active Who is eligible All EaSI TA activities are free-of-charge for ...

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Join MFC for 3 sessions during the European Microfinance Week 2018!

European Microfinance Week, organised by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) in Luxembourg on 14 – 16 November, hosts high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide, especially in the south. The unparalleled three day event attracts leading experts, opinion-leaders and policy-makers to its plenaries and workshop sessions tackling front line topics. You’re invited!  As part ...

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