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European Investment Bank Institute – Discover the 15 best European Social Entrepreneurs

The Social Innovation Tournament recognises and supports the best European social entrepreneurs. It promotes innovative ideas and rewards initiatives that contribute to creating social, ethical or environmental impact.  Typically, it covers projects in the areas of education, healthcare, the environment, circular economy, inclusion, job creation, ageing and many more. All projects compete for the General Category and Special Category 1st ...

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#BorrowWisely is kicking off in TWO WEEKS!

Borrow Wisely Campaign is almost here – the 7th edition is starting on the very first day of October! This year the format will be modified due to the pandemic restrictions. But that does not mean the Campaign will have a lesser impact. Just the contrary: our aim is to take advantage of  the power of online communication as much ...

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Digital Literacy Bootcamp is Back!

Last #DigLit semester was pretty intensive for the Bootcamp adepts. We are not slowing down though – each Tuesday this fall, as usual at 11:00 CET you will have an opportunity to learn about indispensable digital solutions for MFIs. The webinars are free of charge and are conducted by experts in their fields. Here you will find everything you need ...

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MFC Member – Inpulse: New Opportunities After COVID19: a Joint Assessment [UPDATED VERSION]

JULY – AUGUST SURVEY A resumption of activities under operational and financial constraints Inpulse joined forces with ADA and the Fondation GCA – Grameen Crédit Agricole to keep monitoring the effects of the COVID-19 crisis among our MFI partners. The results of the survey carried out between July 23rd and August 6th, 2020, based on 91 partners from 42 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and ...

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Leading a Team in the Digital Era – Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar

The EU is offering this webinar to representatives from microfinance institutions (MFI) interested in strengthening their skills in leading a team online and remotely. The webinar will take place on 8 October. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more and more employees work remotely, and deal with work challenges in a time of volatility, anxiety, fast changing circumstances and many ...

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Migrant Entrepreneurship Online Conference “Growing Europe”- Every Thursday of September

  Make your September count! After months of lockdown that has disproportionately affected the world’s disadvantaged communities, especially those with their own businesses to run, the need to support these people is more important than ever. The Growing Europe online conference, co-organized by the MAGNET Consortium, brings together migrants, refugees, policy makers, NGOs and the private sector to focus on ...

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[WEBINARS] COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on European MFIs and Their Clients

  Microfinance Centre is inviting you to watch two webinars where we will be presenting the findings of our research. The surveys aimed at assessing the impact of the pandemic both on microfinance institutions and their clients. READ THE SUMMARY PAPER   The results were presented by Kinga Dąbrowska and Justyna Pytkowska from MFC and their Guests. events took place ...

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Microfinance Centre’s Webinars to Help You Cope with COVID-19 Effects – Business in Pandemic

On this webpage you can find information about webinars dedicated to help you go through the difficult time of pandemic. WEBINARS’ RECORDINGS (ENGLISH) – HOW TO BUILD A CORPORATE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 WEBINARS OF THE SERIES IN RUSSIAN DESCRIPTIONS OF THE CONTENT OF THE WEBINARS CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – GOOD PRACTICES, RESOURCES & TOOLS CENTRE We are all ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign 2020 – the 7th edition in October

News: 7th Edition of the Borrow Wisely Campaign Has Started Right Now! #BorrowWisely is kicking off in TWO WEEKS!   Check out: BWC in pandemic – Participating Institutions – BWC basics – BWC last year   October will be a month of wise borrowing for the seventh time already! The campaign is growing and evolving, but the key message stays the ...

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News from Albanian Microfinance Association : Annual Report and COVID-19 Survey

  Our Member association, AMA from Albania prepared many interesting resources during past weeks. Read here the press release which sums up the webinar on digital solutions which took place on 2nd July and was co-organized by the Microfinance Centre under the European Commission’s EaSI Technical Assistance Programme. MFC has supported AMA as well during the preparation of the survey ...

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