Tag Archives: EU Microfinance

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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EaSI Technical Assistance Study Visit to Qredits – an IT-driven Microfinance Business Model for Sustainable Growth

The European Union is offering a study visit under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme to visit Qredits, a microcredit provider operating in the Netherlands. The visit will take place on the premises of the hosting organization in Almelo, the Netherlands on 25 November 2019. This is a second edition of the visit that was already offered to beneficiaries of the ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Investment Readiness Training to Italian Microfinance Institutions

The European Union is offering a two-day investment readiness training in Milan, Italy, on 25-26 November 2019 under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme offered to microfinance institutions that have been selected as programme beneficiaries. This is a training tailored to the needs of small Italian microfinance institutions who need support to help match investor expectations with their needs. The key ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Study Visit to ADIE – Network Development and Relationship Management

The visit will take place in Paris, France on 13-14 November 2019. The European Union is offering a study visit under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme offered to European microfinance institutions, to visit ADIE, a microcredit provider operating in France. This study visit is organised as a follow-up to multiple requests after the 2019 EMN Annual Conference, coming from European microfinance institutions that ...

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Join the Third EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar From the Series on Green Finance at Microfinance Institutions

A webinar on Green Finance Products will take place on 14 November from 11:00-12:00 CET and will offer learnings relevant for microfinance institutions in Europe on how to promote environmentally friendly practices through offering green finance products to their clients. © RachenArt / Shutterstock This is the third session of the Green Finance at Microfinance Institutions webinar series, which aims to ...

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New EaSI Fund Launched

The new fund called EaSI Funded Instrument has been launched with a loan fund of €200 million to boost the lending capacity of microfinance institutions and social enterprise lenders in Europe. The EaSI Funded Instrument provides senior and subordinated loans to microfinance institutions and social enterprise lenders to boost on-lending to micro-enterprises and social enterprises. In order to support job creation and social inclusion, the EaSI ...

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Roundtable in Belgrade – TV interview with Grzegorz Galusek, MFC Executive Director

    The meeting in Belgrade gathered representatives of Serbian government and Chamber of Commerce, European Commission, European Investment Fund and many microfinance practitioners and other stakeholders involved. It was supported and facilitated by Microfinance Centre. The aim was to find solutions to improve the regulatory and legal infrastructure in order to assure Serbian financial sector becomes more inclusive. Watch ...

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Awards and Announcements – Brussels Event of the European Microfinance Day #2019EMD

17 October 2019 was a special day for European microfinance. Organized jointly by Microfinance Centre and European Microfinance Network, Brussels Event gathered representatives of microfinance institutions’ and associations, who urge to constantly improve their services. This perpetual will for championing, keeping up with change and meeting the standards paid off: members of both MFC and EMN were awarded with European ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Recruitment and monitoring of IT contractors

Recruitment and monitoring of IT contractors (30/10/2019) In this session, we  look deeper into tricks and tips on how to select the right service provider and how to follow up on their work. Which hard and soft criteria do you need to take into account during your selection process and how can you communicate in a clear way with the ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign 2019

The sixth annual Borrow Wisely! Campaign will take place in October 2019. Borrow Wisely! is an annual international campaign promoting global client protection standards through borrowers education. As with previous years, MFC and partner organisations will be delivering key messages about how to borrow money safely, harnessing the positive power of loans and avoiding the pitfalls of too much debt. Read ...

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