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#EaSITA Dołącz do nas 23 marca 2017 r. w Warszawie!

Fundacja Microfinance Centre (MFC), Polski Związek Funduszy Pożyczkowych (PZFP) oraz Krajowy Punkt Kontaktowy ds. Instrumentów Finansowych Programów Unii Europejskiej mają zaszczyt zaprosić na warsztat „Unijne narzędzia wsparcia finansowego i technicznego dla funduszy pożyczkowych w Polsce”. Warsztat odbędzie się 23 marca 2017 roku w Warszawie. Warsztat jest bezpłatny, zorganizowany dzięki wsparciu unijnego programu fi-compass. Pytania prosimy kierować do Pani Aldony Rutkowskiej  

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Register for the #MFC2017 Conference in Sarajevo!

  20th anniversary MFC Annual Conference “Horizon 2037: Fair Finance for All” 24-26 May 2017, Hotel Hills, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Conference website: www.mfc2017.org Early bird registration: 20 February – 31 March 2017 #MFC2017  #MFC20anni  #ECAMF20   The MFC will turn 20 this year, and we cordially invite you to participate in the MFC 20th annual conference to celebrate our ...

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Start-up ecosystem research – first country visit in Albania

On 27/02 – 3/03/2017 the first country visit of MFC took place in Tirana, Albania. During the visit discussions were held with leading Albanian MFIs (AgroInvest, BESA Fund, Crimson Finance Fund, FedInvest NOA, UniFin), the development agency AIDA, and UNDP. The discussions revealed growing interest of microfinance institutions in serving more start-up enterprises recognizing their unique challenges and needs. The ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance is open for applications – find out how to apply!

If your institution is a microcredit provider (greenfield microfinance institution, non-bank microcredit provider, guarantee granting institution on a licensed bank) operating in one of the 28 EU Member States, Albania, FYROM, Iceland, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia or Turkey, you can apply as soon as possible for the 2nd EaSI TA Call, no later than May 19th, 2017. The second EaSI TA ...

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Join us in Warsaw! Human Resources Managers Peer Learning Workshop

CEO FORUM is pleased to announce a peer learning workshop for Human Resources Managers “Succession Planning and Workforce Development” to be held March 24-25 in Warsaw (Poland). The workshop will focus on the topic of succession planning and professional development, and will discuss strategies how to develop a succession plan that maximizes existing assets, while identifying and developing new talent for years ...

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Call for Proposals!

Outcom. №17 dd. 10.03.2017 CALL FOR PROPOSALS “Increasing Access to Finance for the Rural Population of Belarus” Project, implemented by Republican Microfinance Center (Belarus) with support of USAID, (hereinafter – Project) is looking for an expert in legislative preferences for credit unions and/or other non-for-profit microfinance organizations in Europe and CIS under the following conditions: 1. An expert will make ...

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A new round of the research on start-up ecosystem in Europe in 2017

This year, we continue exploring the conditions for business creation and the role of microfinance vis-a-vis start-ups. This year, we are teaming up with the European Microfinance Network (EMN) to carry out the project in 8 countries: Albania, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Spain and the UK. This project is implemented within the four-year Framework Partnership Agreement of MFC and ...

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Save the date! 14th EMN Annual Conference

The European Microfinance Network (EMN) will hold its 14th Annual Conference in Venice, Italy on the 22nd & 23rd June 2017. The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas, and experiences. About 300 delegates are expected to attend, including microfinance practitioners from all over Europe, service providers, academics and researchers who are interested in the ...

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First European microfinance institution certified under the European Code of Good Conduct

Europe’s first microcredit provider (MCP) to receive certification for compliance with the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision (referred to as ‘the Code’) is the Dutch firm Qredits. Qredits was founded as a non-profit organisation in 2009 to assist the social and financial inclusion of micro-entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. Elwin Groenevelt, the General Director of Qredits welcomed this certification ...

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#GMW2017: Get involved in Global Money Week!

Banks and microfinance institution are key to supporting financial inclusion amongst children and youth – from   hosting a student open day to organizing a savings campaign, there’s so much you can do to engage with the customers of tomorrow during the world’s biggest financial awareness celebration! Visit the Global Money Week website or check the GMW Toolkit for Financial Institutions for ...

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