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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 assists ...

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Partnerstwo na Rzecz Edukacji Finansowej

Edukacja Finansowa dla każdego Seminarium Partnerstwa na Rzecz Edukacji Finansowej (PREF) 30 listopada 2016r. (środa), Warszawa, od 10:00 do 17:00 Honorowy patronat nad wydarzeniem objął Rzecznik Praw Obywatelskiech. Wydarzenie jest współfinansowane ze środków z Samorządu Województwa Mazowieckiego. Znajomość zagadnień finansowych i umiejętność korzystania z oferty instytucji finansowych to według definicji World Economic Forum jedna z 16 podstawowych umiejętności XXI wieku. Tymczasem ...

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Borrow Wisely Financial Education Campaign

#BWC2016 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. In 2016 our partners engaged directly and virtually with 473,660 clients and potential ...

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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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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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My Home, My Responsibility

Funder: The project is supported by Obywatele dla Demokracji Program, finansed by EOG grants  Partners: Habitat for Humanity Poland; Młodzieżowy Ośrodek Wychowawczy Księży Orionistów (MOW) Helping delinquent youth successfully transition from foster care into independent adult life means equipping them with the personal money management skills they often lack. The MFC has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity Poland and delinquent youth ...

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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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Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship in Rural Azerbaijan

 Funder:  European Union   Partner: Azerbaijan Microfinance Association (AMFA)We’re boosting women’s entrepreneurship in rural Azerbaijan through an important three-year collaboration with the AMFA Network. Our aim is to train at least 1,650 women in 8 rural areas to better manage their household finances, develop or launch their own business, or find a job in the financial sector.News Financial education in Azerbaijan: Read ...

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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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