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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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Roundtable on Microfinance in Belgrade on 24 October 2019

MFC supports a roundtable on Microfinance to be held in Belgrade on 24 October. The event is organized by MFC Member – Agroinvest in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce to advocate for adoption of the law on microfinance. MFC and EMN are supporting the event by contributing to the development of the agenda and promoting the event among ...

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Working Group in Albania : Microfinance of Tomorrow, Digitalization of MFI’s

The Albanian Microfinance Association, in cooperation with Microfinance Center and under the support of European Commission, and in the framework of the project “EU-level NGOs networks active in the promotion of social inclusion and poverty reduction or microfinance and social enterprise finance”, is planning to organize during the last quarter of 2019 a series of working group meetings on the national ...

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Belarus: MFC Partner Republican Microfinance Center Presents the Financial Education National Strategy

The National Bank of Belarus and the Government adopted by a joint Decree the next Financial Education (FED) National Strategy – Joint Action Plan of Public Authorities and Financial Service Providers to Improve Financial Literacy of the Population of the Republic of Belarus in 2019—2024. It is based on the research made by RMC upon the request from the National ...

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International Peer-to-Peer Visits: Funds Available – Use This Opportunity!

We have started collecting information on your needs for subsidized international peer-to-peer visits to MFIs outside of your country (countries covered by the EaSI Programme only). This a great opportunity to exchange with other practitioners as well as have your different Team’s exposed to international good practices, establish new partnerships and/or just have a team building exercise. Please let us ...

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LuxFLAG Sustainable Investment Week 2019

MFC Member, LuxFLAG is pleased to invite you to the first edition of LuxFLAG Sustainable Investment Week (#LSIW19), which will be taking place over the course of three days – 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of October at various locations in Luxembourg. #LSIW19 is a series of 15 standalone events which will cover a wide range of topics such as Climate ...

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Digital Pathways in Financial Inclusion – European Microfinance Platform

Download the European Microfinance Platform’s Publication “Digital Pathways in Financial Inclusion” draws on the technology initiatives of the winners and semi-finalists of the 2018 European Microfinance Award on ‘Financial Inclusion through Technology’, paving the way for how advances in technology can be adopted by financial services providers who serve the excluded. Between the developer or engineer on the one end, ...

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