Tag Archives: MFC Member

Webinars: How an MFI can act best during the time of the pandemic? Learn from the others’ practices & share yours!

MFC and EMN are jointly organizing a series of webinars aiming to help you cope with the pandemic effects – how to protect your Staff and Clients? – how to cope with pandemic effects on MFI’s businesses? In the times of COVID-19 pandemic, it is the most vulnerable who are to be affected the most – our clients. The initiatives ...

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COVID-19 Pandemic Announcement – MFC Working On-line to Support Members

Taking into account the current pandemic of coronavirus and the epidemic state introduced by Polish authorities, MFC Team is now working remotely. Any kind of activities planned in the field are postponed or moved on-line, at least those planned until the end of March. We are now organizing ourselves to support our Members and the microfinance sector. A series of ...

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Welcome to Our New Member from Hungary – Almavirág Összefogás Értékteremtő Kereskedelmi Szociális Szövetkezet

We are happy to welcome our new member from Hungary – Almavirág Összefogás Értékteremtő  Kereskedelmi Szociális Szövetkezet!  Read below how they introduce themselves:       The cooperative has been founded in 2013 and is recognised as one of the key partners for achieving sustainable development goals in the region of Gyöngyös (Hungary) and its agglomeration regrouping 24 municipalities. All ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Call for Delegation of Participants

Bootcamp is blooming – secure your spot in the 2020 edition already now! Fill in the #DigLitBoocamp Declaration of Attendance! Send the declaration by 31/12/2019 to Joanna Trela, Project Coordinator (jtrela@mfc.org.pl) Extended till 31/01/2020!!   Do you feel prepared for the digital transformation? From MFC Membership Digitalization Survey we’ve learnt that 58% of the Member MFIs from Europe and Central Asia ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Study Visit to GLS Bank – Learning from a Successful Social Banking Model

The European Union is offering a two-day study visit under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme to selected European microfinance institutions (MFIs) from Serbia, Albania and Bulgaria. They will visit GLS Bank, a German ethical bank that was founded in 1974 as the first bank in Germany that operated with an ethical philosophy. The visit will take place in the headquarters of ...

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Welcome to Our New Member! Debitum Network is Presenting Themselves

We would like to present you all a description of the areas of expertise of our new Member – Debitum Network from Latvia. Feel free to contact them on any kind of questions! Mission: The mission of Debitum Network is to help small businesses around the world to get funding for their business activities, help investors to participate in the ...

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Albanian Avant-garde: Process Automation and More Discussed by the Working Group

MFC assisted in organizing the second National Working Group meeting in Albania. Its subject was Digitalization of MFI-s: Operational, Data Sharing and Cyber Security Framework. Here comes the summary provided by Albanian Microfinance Association. In collaboration with the Microfinance Center (MFC) and with the financial support of the European Union in the framework of EaSi Program, the Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA) ...

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Georgia: Crystal Receives 4.1 million eur. Loan from European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a US dollar loan worth the equivalent of up to 4.1 million euros to JSC MFO Crystal- MFC Member, a leading microfinance company in Georgia. This operation will fund micro enterprises with fewer than 10 employees. They will receive loans of up to 25,000 euros that are geared towards women, young people and ...

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Kazakhstan: KMF Mandates Emga to Secure New USD 15m Financing from Austria’s OeEB

As the European Union is set to boost the business climate in Kazakhstan and central Asia through the Program Central Asia Invest – Policy, MFO KMF LLC (KMF) a leading Kazakh financial institution has proved itself to be ahead of the curve, having mandated Emerging Markets Global Advisory Limited (EMGA) to secure new cross-border funding. EMGA has gone on to ...

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CFI: A Conversation about the Handbook on Consumer Protection for Inclusive Finance

The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and DLA Piper/New Perimeter are pleased to launch updated and revised guidance for financial consumer protection regulators tackling the risks and opportunities introduced by digital financial services. The Handbook on Consumer Protection for Inclusive Finance, a joint project between experts at the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and DLA Piper/New Perimeter, presents ...

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