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Current State of the Microfinance Sector in Kazakhstan: 149 organizations are operating

According to the register of microfinance organizations (MFIs) of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NB RK) on January 1, 2018 149 organizations are operating in the country. The number of MFIs for 2017 increased by 13 organizations. MFIs are represented in all regions of Kazakhstan. The largest number of MFIs has been registered in: Almaty city – ...

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Microfinance Centre Joins Finance Watch

Finance Watch, the independent non-profit organisation that defends the public interest in financial reform and regulation, has taken over the activities of European Financial Inclusion Network (EFIN) –  a network of researchers and practitioners working on financial inclusion. EFIN membership held its General Assembly  in Brussels, on 13 June 2018 and voted to close EFIN after its activities are transferred to ...

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MFC-EMN Annual Conference 2018

Conference website: https://mfc-emn-conference2018.com/ Dates: 3-5 October 2018  Location: The Euskalduna Conference Centre, Bilbao, Spain Organisation: Microfinance Centre (MFC), European Microfinance Network (EMN) Partner: Seed Capital Bizkaia Mikro Microfinance Centre (MFC) and European Microfinance Network (EMN) are pleased to announce that their joint annual conference will take place from 3-5 October 2018 in Bilbao, Spain. The event will be a meeting of minds and ideas and will ...

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I want to borrow smarter

See other tips I want to build my savings   Do you find Financial Health Quiz useful?    You can offer the Financial Health Quiz to your Customers or Partners in cooperation with Microfinance Centre. For further details please contact Kinga Dabrowska. Microfinance Centre Financial Education Projects  

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Central American Microfinance Network Meets in Warsaw

Members of the Katalysis Network will meet in Warsaw this week Tuesday and Wednesday for an annual meeting and 2-day conference co-organized with the Microfinance Centre.  MFC has provided support in developing the conference agenda and will guide the colleagues from Central America through the history, opportunities and challenges of the microfinance sector in Europe and Central Asia. The Katalysis ...

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Webinar: Transforming Microfinance Operations for a Digital World

Topic: Transforming Microfinance Operations for a Digital World Date: June 13, 2018, 14:00 – 15:00 CET Presenters: Nicole Van Der Tuin, Chief Executive Officer and David Kruijff, Director of Global Client Strategy, First Access Host: Grzegorz Galusek, CEO, Microfinance Centre The results of the recent survey conducted by MFC revealed  that unlike banks and microfinance institutions in the developing world, MFIs ...

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MFC Coaching and Peer-mentoring Programme for Leaders of People’s Development in MFIs

Project Description Coaching and mentoring prove to be one of the most efficient tools especially in the development of middle and senior managers. If you ask, more and more managers admit how satisfied they were about the services of the professional coach. For the last two years, MFC has been introducing the coaching and peer mentoring services for our members ...

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MFC Signed Strategic Partnership with the MNBFIA (Mongolia) and MCPI (Philippines)

MFC’s Partnership Programme for Country Associations is a new initiative that is expected to move the cooperation with country level microfinance networks to a new, strategic level.  This week next 2 Associations joined the Programme: MNBFIA (Mongolia) and MCPI (Philippines). At the moment Programme is started with 11 country level associations, apart from the above-mentioned MFO (Macedonia), AMFI (BiH), AMFOT (Tajikistan), AMFA (Azerbaijan), AMFI (Kyrgyzstan), UCORA (Armenia), AMA ...

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I want to pay my bills on time

Here are some easy tips to help you pay your bills on time. Choose one the options below and apply! Pay all the bills immediately after receiving salary. If you keep forgetting paying the bills on time, put reminder in your phone each month to remind you about payment date. Put aside (e.g. on separate account, envelope, box) some money ...

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Call for Proposals: evaluation of MFC’s partnership with the European Commission

The Microfinance Centre looks for a consultant to conduct the evaluation of its 2018-2021 Strategic Partnership Agreement Framework with the European Commission. Consultants are herewith invited to present their application for the external evaluation of the project “European level networks active in the promotion of access to finance (microfinance and social enterprise finance)” for the years 2018 – 2021. The ...

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