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Fintech Panorama in Czech Republic – Mapping Results Presentation Event

On 27th November Czech Fintech Assocation presented the results of the fintech mapping study requested by Microfinance Centre. Kinga Dąbrowska from MFC took part in this event. The objective of the research was to learn about fintech sector and its potential for contributing to financial inclusion and health The research revealed that there are over 100 fitnechs in Czech Republic, ...

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CGAP Customer-Centric Guide – Publications’ Library Recommended

        Retention, acquisition, and expansion of product use by customers are core challenges faced by financial services providers serving low-income people.The CGAP Customer-Centric Guide explores these challenges and emphasizes strategies and actions that lead to value for the business and for the customer. It offers guidance on how organizations can move toward customer-centric business models. Read the publication ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Study Visit to GLS Bank – Learning from a Successful Social Banking Model

The European Union is offering a two-day study visit under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme to selected European microfinance institutions (MFIs) from Serbia, Albania and Bulgaria. They will visit GLS Bank, a German ethical bank that was founded in 1974 as the first bank in Germany that operated with an ethical philosophy. The visit will take place in the headquarters of ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Peer-to-Peer Visit to MicroStart with Focus on Refugee Clients

The European Union is offering a peer-to-peer training under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme. The training course is offered to the microfinance institution Finklusiv Danmark to visit microStart. The training will take place at the premises of microStart in Brussels and Gent, Belgium, on 9-10 December 2019. The peer-to-peer training is organised at the request of Finklusiv Danmark, an institution recently founded in Denmark that aims ...

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Welcome to Our New Member! Debitum Network is Presenting Themselves

We would like to present you all a description of the areas of expertise of our new Member – Debitum Network from Latvia. Feel free to contact them on any kind of questions! Mission: The mission of Debitum Network is to help small businesses around the world to get funding for their business activities, help investors to participate in the ...

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Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar on Risk Management in a Digital Era

The European Union is offering an EaSI Technical Assistance webinar on how microfinance institutions in Europe can recognise and mitigate emerging digital risks in their operations. It is organized by European Microfinance Network. The webinar will be organised on 10 December, and it will focus on tackling issues related to recognising and classifying digital risks, the evolving role of the risk ...

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Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar on Environmental and Social Risk Management

The European Union is offering a webinar on Environmental and Social Risk management on 4 December, for microfinance institutions in Europe. This EaSI Technical Assistance webinar will discuss the possible responses to national and international drivers to apply Environmental and Social (E&S) safeguards, as well as how to create and implement an internal E&S management system. This is the last ...

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Join the Easi Technical Assistance Webinar on How to Use Digital Financial Solutions to Enhance Financial Inclusion

The European Union is offering a webinar on how microfinance institutions in Europe can use digital financial solutions to enhance financial inclusion, under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). It is organized by European Microfinance Network. Register for this webinar © sdecoret / Shutterstock The EaSI Technical Assistance webinar will take place on 3 December. This first session of ...

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Romanian Report Released: Benchmarking Microfinance Romania

Wednesday, 27.11.2019, Bucharest, Romania: a workshop “Benchmarking Romanian Microfinance sector 2016-2018; Financial and social performance indicators” took place. It was organized under EaSI (Employment and Social Innovation) Technical Assistance Program. Over 40 representatives of the Romanian MF sector’s key stakeholders participated to the presentations and debates organized during the workshop, aimed to communicate the performance and impact of the microfinance ...

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Increasing the Access to Finance for Social Cooperatives Through EU Instruments- Workshop by CECOP and CFI

2 December 2019, 9h30 – 15h30 Palazzo Lombardia – Belvedere room (39th floor) Piazza Città di Lombardia 1 – Milan (Italy) The European Commission’s Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) aims at supporting the EU’s objective of high-level employment, adequate social protection, fighting against social exclusion and poverty and improving working conditions. This is quite close to the objective ...

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