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EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector

What is EaSI Technical Assistance? The Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Programme is an EU level financing instrument. Under fi-compass, a unique platform for advisory services on financial instruments and microfinance, EaSI TA offers institutional assessment and tailored training to selected microcredit providers, workshops to spread good practice in the wider European microcredit sector and a dedicated helpdesk. How is ...

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Software Group empowers the microfinance sector through technology

Software Group (SG) specializes in end-to-end solutions for the microfinance sector, focusing particularly on microfinance institutions, cooperatives and credit unions. The company is active in over 60 countries on 6 continents and works from offices in Australia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mexico and Philippines. A global market leader, SG continues to grow and develop worldwide; its focus in 2016 are ...

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The KMF Financial Education project in Kazakhstan reached 76,000 people!

  In order to increase the level of financial education of the population in Kazakhstan, KazMicrofinance (KMF*), with the support of its parent company KMF Fund – “Demeu” has developed a project it is calling “Increase of Financial Literacy of the Population“. Using an innovative design approach to ensure best results, KMF developed this unique project for Kazakhstan in December ...

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Chief Credit Officers peer exchange workshop

part of the CEO Forum sponsored by EBRD The Chief Credit Officers peer exchange workshop will take place happen in Istanbul from 26-28 May, 2016. This year’s event will focus on credit scoring – a topic of increasing importance in the microfinance industry today. More than ever microfinance is using some form of scoring to increase its efficiency and manage ...

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The Microfinance CEO Forum Opens its Doors to All MFC Members!

We are pleased to announce that the EBRD, the initial sponsor for our CEO Forum initiative, has agreed to expand this important initiative to include all MFC members. In doing so, we’ll be able to increase not only the networking opportunities available to Forum members, but also expand and rich the pool of collective wisdom and knowledge that the Forum ...

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Save the date! Developing Solutions Towards Economic Growth and Job Creation

Promoting Entrepreneurship in Europe: Developing Solutions Towards Economic Growth and Job Creation 24th May 2016, Brussels, Belgium NH Brussels Carrefour de l’Europe Webisite   Registration This timely Symposium will offer an opportunity to examine current challenges and developments related to entrepreneurship in Europe as well as to evaluate the role of small and medium size enterprises for economic growth. It will ...

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Next SPI4 webinar: Operations through social performance lenses

The SP Fund team is pleased to invite you to the next webinar, focusing on social performance indicators related to operations. This event will take place on April 28th (English and Spanish) and on May 4th (Russian). If you are a network representative, operations manager or credit analyst – this webinar is for you! We will explain the indicators related ...

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Register for the MFC conference in Tirana!

Conference website: www.mfc2016.org Dear Friends, You are cordially invited to participate in the 19th MFC annual conference entitled: “Microfinance in the Cloud”. We are thrilled to hold this event in Albania, which boasts a very dynamic and well-functioning microfinance sector. The conference will be held in partnership with the Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA). The over-arching conference theme considers the space ...

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Save the date! Inclusive Finance for Employment and Social Innovation

Inclusive finance for employment and social innovation EIB Stakeholder Engagement Workshop 6 June 2016, Brussels Wondering how to support professional and social inclusion within the European Union despite public and private investment shortage? Join EIB Group (European investment Bank and European Investment Fund) experts, beneficiaries and financial intermediaries to discuss the numerous innovative solutions developed, often in partnership with the ...

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