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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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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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Building Financial Capabilities and Strengthening Institutions through Customer-Centered Innovations

Why it is important? Time and time again we observed that personal money management skills are crucial for survival of microenterprise, while building up the savings significantly improves the resilience towards economic shocks of the family and helps pursuing the family’s dreams. Thus for years MFC has been working on improving financial health of the low income people. Today, the behavioral ...

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MFC Partnership Programme for Country Associations

Since its inception Microfinance Centre has maintained very close ties with the country level associations, recognizing their role and potential in advancing financial and association inclusion in the countries where they operate. The aim of the Programme is to move the relationship with country level associations to a new, partnership oriented level. The Partnership Programme will focus on better leveraging ...

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Migrant Acceleration for Growth Network

There is a growing body of evidence that (aspiring) migrant entrepreneurs require a different set of core competences to successfully set up and run their businesses in a changing society in dynamic economic and labour market circumstances. To address this challenge MFC, along with 7 European partners, kicks off a new project aimed at linking and training organisations supporting migrant ...

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Borrow Wisely Financial Education Campaign

What is Borrow Wisely Campaign? The Borrow Wisely promotes global client protection standards. This annual international Campaign is led by the MFC and its partners. We work with any institution that is a responsible lender (complying with current global standards of client protection) working in the Europe and Central Asian region. What is our goal? We aim to educate large ...

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Join MFC Digitalization Working Group!

In the second half of 2016, the MFC launched a new Digitalization Working Group. The goal of this WG is to discuss with MFC members the ways new technology can be sensibly embraced by microfinance institutions. We would also like to reach a shared understanding of the opportunities that exist as far as digitalization is concerned, MFI needs related to ...

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Increasing Access to Finance for Rural Population in Belarus

   Funder: USAID     Partner: Republican Microfinance Center Financial services can be a lifeline to low-income people, when used correctly. We’re working in Belarus to build the capacity of the Republican Microfinance Centre to provide training on budget management and saving to low-income communities. As part of this, our master trainers are rolling out our Plan Your Future and Debt Management modules across ...

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TA under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI)

  Funder: The European Commission (EC) in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB) Partners: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, European Microfinance Network (EMN) The MFC (as part of a consortium including the European Microfinance Network and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management), is delivering training  in good governance (including social performance), management information systems, strategic planning, and risk management. MFC also ...

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Partnerstwo na Rzecz Edukacji Finansowej

I OGÓLNOPOLSKIE FORUM EDUKATORÓW FINANSOWYCH 6 PAŹDZIERNIKA 2017,  godz. 10:00 – 17.30 Biurowiec Rondo One, IIp. Rondo ONZ 1, Warszawa Zapraszamy na Forum przeznaczone dla trenerów i edukatorów aktywnych w dziedzinie edukacji finansowej. Uczestnicy Forum będą mieli okazję wymienić się doświadczeniami z innymi trenerami i edukatorami, podnieść swoje umiejętności oraz zdobyć nową wiedzę, którą w praktyczny sposób będą mogli zastosować w ...

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