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Borrow Wisely Financial Education Campaign

The Borrow Wisely promotes global client protection standards. This annual international Campaign is led by the MFC and its partners. We work with any institution that is a responsible lender (complying with current global standards of client protection) working in the Europe and Central Asian region. Testing Financial Health Check In some countries, our partners will be offering a simple ...

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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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Just 2 weeks left until the 2017 Borrow Wisely Campaign kicks off!

In October, we’re kicking off our fourth annual Borrow Wisely Campaign! This year, 26 leading financial institutions will work across 17 countries in Europe and Central Asia to improve clients’ financial literacy knowledge and skills. What’s the campaign all about? As with previous years, we’ll be delivering key messages around how to borrow safely, how to harness the potential power ...

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Kazakhstan Microfinance Forum, 7-8 September, Almaty!

On September 7-8, 2017 MFO KMF – a leading microfinance provider in Kazakhstan will hold the Kazakhstan Microfinance Forum, entitled “Financial Literacy Improvement as a Factor of Economic Stabilization”. The event will gather government, private and public stakeholders from Kazakhstan, Central Asian region and beyond to share views and experiences on the strategies and practical implementation of financial education and ...

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Microfinance Centre contributes to the latest EMN Magazine!

Microfinance Centre (MFC) contributes to the latest EMN Magazine – Microfinance and Financial Education: Evidences from Europe (May 2017). MFC has prepared five case studies showing different approaches of microfinance institutions to improve the financial capability of their current and prospective clients. The highlighted institutions focus on building capacity in various areas of financial management (personal finance or business finance management) provided through ...

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#BWC2017 Join us! Borrow Wisely Campaign

In October 2017, the MFC and leading financial institutions from across the ECA region will launch the fourth annual Borrow Wisely Campaign. Our aim? To radically improve our clients’ financial literacy levels. Campaign partners will use posters, leaflets, brochures and videos to deliver our key financial literacy messages. As in previous years, partners will also use SMS, online videos, social ...

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#GMW2017: Get involved in Global Money Week!

Banks and microfinance institution are key to supporting financial inclusion amongst children and youth – from   hosting a student open day to organizing a savings campaign, there’s so much you can do to engage with the customers of tomorrow during the world’s biggest financial awareness celebration! Visit the Global Money Week website or check the GMW Toolkit for Financial Institutions for ...

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Financial education for all!

For over a year, MFC has facilitated a group of Polish organizations active in providing financial education. Working group members deliver financial education to variety of groups: children, youth, adults, farmers, low-income families and vulnerable people. Through this group, we have engaged with over 20 financial institutions, public institutions and NGOs in a discussion about the status of financial literacy ...

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Financial education in Azerbaijan: Read the case study!

We are proud to share with you the results of our three-year, EU-funded project called “Building female professionals and promoting women entrepreneurship development in rural regions of Azerbaijan” managed together with Azerbaijan Microfinance Association (AMFA). The results of the project serve as a successful model for addressing the issue of female participation in microfinance, and more generally, women’s employment in ...

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Financial education in Belarus: Helping over 2,000 people gain new skills!

We are pleased to announce the results of our three-year financial education project conducted in cooperation with the Belarussian Republican Microfinance Center (RMC) and funded by USAID. We achieved following results: 5 posters and brochures with financial literacy tips developed and disseminated 4 trainings of trainers conducted and 61 local financial literacy trainers trained 2,328 low-income people gained their knowledge ...

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