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Welcome to New MFC Member: GRANAT from Russia

We are very pleased to introduce new MFC Member – GRANAT from Russian Federation. GRANAT is a non-bank financial institution (credit-only), operating under a license of the Central Bank of Russia. GRANAT’s mission is to promote prosperity in the communities where it works, through the delivery of responsible & sustainable financial services, that create lasting value for clients, investors and other ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign 2018 Starts in Two Weeks

We’re kicking off our fifth annual Borrow Wisely Campaign in October! This year, 24 leading financial institutions will work across 16 countries in Europe and Central Asia to improve clients’ financial literacy knowledge and skills.  This year, our partners include: Farm Credit, Ucora (Armenia), AMFA (Azerbaijan), NOA Sh.a. (Albania), EKI, Lider, MiBospo,  Partner,  Sunrise (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Mikrofond , SIS Credit, USTOI (Bulgaria), Crystal (Georgia), KEPA (Greece), ...

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First milestone of the update of the European Code of Good Conduct for micro-credit provision

The Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission will lead a process to update the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision. This activity, which is supported by microfinance experts Prof. Karl Dayson and Dr. Pål Vik from the University of Salford, will be organised in close collaboration with the European microfinance sector, among others ...

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Countdown to the MFC-EMN Annual Conference in Bilbao

Only 2 weeks left to sign up for the biggest microfinance event of the year! Almost 500 microfinance practitioners, policy makers, financial inclusion experts, fintech enthusiasts and development officials from 39 countries have already registered for the Bilbao conference. Over 20 interactive workshops and discussion sessions will bring together an interdisciplinary group of practitioners and technology enthusiast to discuss digital ...

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MFC Member Kepa from Greece has been awarded ECoCG

The European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision (ECoCG) provides a set of standards in terms of management, governance, risk management, reporting, and consumer and investor relations that are common to the microcredit sector in the European Union. These standards are for the benefit of customers, investors, funders, owners, regulators and partner organisations. Business and Cultural Development Centre (KEPA) from ...

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MFC-EMN Annual Conference: join more than 400 participants already registered!

More than 400 attendees have already confirmed their participation in the MFC-EMN Annual Conference 2018! Confirmed high-level guests and keynote speakers will include Mr. Joost Korte, Director General, DG “Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion” (EMPL) of European Commission or Mr. Guillermo Dorronsoro, Dean of Deusto Business School. Check out the latest conference updates on: agenda (plenaries and workshops) panel of speakers the conference sponsors and and information how to become ...

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Join 4th edition of the European Microfinance Day!

We are pleased to announce the 4th edition of the European Microfinance Day which will be held on 20th October 2018! The European Microfinance Network (EMN) and the Microfinance Centre (MFC) would like to invite its members to join the communication campaign jointly rolled out by both networks and with one clear aim: raising awareness of microfinance as a tool to ...

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MFC’s Director Joins the EC’s Expert Group on Social Economy

Grzegorz Galusek, Microfinance Centre’s Executive Director has become a member of the European Commission’s expert group on “Social Economy and Social Enterprise“. The expert group provides the Commission with advice on policy measures to strengthen social economy and social enterprises’ ecosystem in the EU Member States and support in raising awareness about social economy initiatives at the national level.  The ...

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Welcome to New MFC Member: „FinCredit“ Ltd. Banja Luka from Bosnia and Herzegovina!

Welcome to new MFC member: „FinCredit“ Ltd. Banja Luka – microfinance institution from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Mission of “FinCredit” Ltd. Banja Luka is to become a flexible, well-organized, socially sensitive, pro-active microfinance institution, ready to respond to all demands of customers and competitors, thanks to its distinctive and efficient principles of work and professional and agile labor force for the purpose ...

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Welcome to New MFC Member: Singlify, a Fintech from UK!

  We are very pleased to introduce new MFC Member: Singlify, a new UK based social enterprise. Companys’ aim is to make the state of the art in cloud and FinTech technology available to social investors and MFIs. Singlify allows organisations to manage all of their processes and data from within one platform (Salesforce) and combines CRM and end to ...

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