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Webinar: Implementing the European Code of Good Conduct – practitioners experience

Date: 15th November 2017, ended The webinar was focused on presenting practitioners experience about the European Code of Good Conduct implementation. During the session, we learned how to effectively prepare for the Code evaluation based on the good.bee Credit (Romania) experience. We finded out how to implement some challenging clauses and what are the benefits for the institution based on ...

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Register to join upcoming webinars on SPM!

 How to ensure that my organisation does not harm clients? 24 October| 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CEST The session will focus on How to ensure that my organisation does not harm clients? and will look at how to understand good practice standards to prevent clients becoming overindebted, to understand the importance of transparency, and to examine some examples from ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign has started!

For the next 31 days, 26 financial institutions in 17 countries will roll out financial education messages across the region as part of the MFC’s third annual Borrow Wisely Campaign.  During this international campaign, our partners will reach hundreds of thousands of existing and potential microfinance clients with tips and tools about how to take on safe and responsible levels ...

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#2017EMD: Learn more & get involved!

Read the Press Release!   As part of its mission, MFC & EMN, in cooperation with the members of both networks, will hold the 3rd European Microfinance Day on 20th October 2017 all across Europe. Main objectives of the European Microfinance Day To raise awareness among European citizens on the existence of microfinance and on its value to fight unemployment ...

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Want to know more about microfinance in Europe? Ask the EaSI Helpdesk TODAY

Ask your first question   WHO CAN USE THE HELPDESK? Any institution or individual that would like to know more about microfinance in Europe can use the Helpdesk. It’s particularly relevant to microfinance and guarantee-granting institutions, public and private banks, local and regional authorities, networks, business incubators, research centres and potential clients. WHAT KINDS OF QUESTIONS CAN YOU ASK? The Helpdesk will provide tailored answers, within the ...

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Welcome to our new Member: The Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA)!

The Albanian Microfinance Association brings together the largest Albanian microfinance institutions (MFIs), which together represent an outstanding loan portfolio of ALL 13.257.292.608 (approx. USD 120 million) and an active clients base exceeding 61,000. The Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA) operates in this specific economic context with the ultimate objective to serve the future economic development of the country, and in particular ...

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Albanian Microfinance: 25 Years in the Service of Free Entrepreneurship

The Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA) brings together the most consolidated Albanian MFIs with an outstanding loan portfolio of approximately USD 120 million and a client outreach of over 61,000. With a current GDP per capita of USD 4,146 and 45% of its population living in rural areas, Albania shows a strong demand for microfinance products. Most of Albanian MFIs follow a socially-responsible ...

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Join us for the webinar ‘Delivering Financial Capability: A Look at Business Approaches’ on 20th October!

Watch & listen again! As part of the celebrations of the European Microfinance Day (EMD), we are organizing a webinar presenting business approaches to the delivery of financial capability interventions in Europe and Central Asia. During the webinar, Justyna Pytkowska, Research Manager at Microfinance Centre (MFC) will present the results of the study within the CFI Fellows Program of the ...

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Join the 6th ECN Crowdfunding Convention in Vilnius!

Agenda           Registration   Technology is changing drastically the way SMEs and individuals can get access to finance. Crowdfunding, marketplace lending, digital payments and mobile transfers have raised the standards of efficiency, transparency and openness, challenging traditional financial institutions to innovate and adapt to clients’ digital expectations and needs. More recently, the emergence of AI and blockchain are opening the door to even more ...

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Register for participation! Ethical & sustainable finance for the future of the Europe

Ethical and sustainable finance for the future of the Europe 8th November, h 18.30, Brussels, European Parliament, Room ASP3H1 Download the Invitation in PDF   Sustainable and ethically-oriented finance, as well as microfinance, are engines of growth and development within European countries as demonstrated, over these years of crisis, by supporting employment, welfare and social enterprises. On December 11th, 2016 the ...

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