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Borrow Wisely Financial Education 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. Testing Financial Health Check In some countries, our partners will be offering a simple ...

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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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Support for the Development of a National Financial Education Strategy

Funder: EFSE    Partner: National Bank of Moldova We’re proud to be working with the National Bank of Moldova to develop a national level financial education strategy. The strategy will be based on our research to establish the current picture of financial literacy levels among the population, as well as extensive interviews with key stakeholders. Along with the strategy, we’ll develop an action plan ...

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Strategic Advice for Launching a Financial Literacy Center in Kosovo

Funder: EFSE DF     Partner: Central Bank of Kosovo We are working with the Central Bank of Kosovo to develop a detailed business plan for a new national financial literacy center. The center will run initiatives, programs and campaigns to help Kosovar citizens understand key financial terms and concepts, promote responsible financial behavior and encourage greater trust in the financial sector – thus ...

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Social Performance Fund

Funder: Ford Foundation   Partner: CERISE The SP Fund promotes the broad adoption of the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management. Our aim is to promote SPM implementation by building the capacity of national associations and MFIs to use the SPI4 tool to manage and report on their social performance. Geography: Global    SP country report – Azerbaijan, prepared by AMFA launched in Baku ...

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Housing Microfinance

Funder: Habitat for Humanity International Housing microfinance is a relatively recent arrival to the sector; with numerous MFIs launching new products and improving them as they go along. Against this backdrop, we’ve developed an easy-to-market research tool specifically for housing product improvement. It allows MFIs to quickly and effectively survey product users and non-users to identify “quick win” improvements, whether this is ...

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CEO Forum

Funder: Fee based, co-funded by EBRDCompetition, regulation, inflation. Sluggish productivity growth; massive movements of immigrants across continents. Political uncertainty. Donor flight. These are a few of the many challenges that keep MFI managers awake at night. Under increased daily pressure to keep their institutions strategically aligned and operationally afloat, CEOs rarely have time to step back, renew their skills, and debate the big ...

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