Tag Archives: Responsible Finance

#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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SP Fund round 3 in numbers

In October 2015, we launched the third round of the SP Fund (thanks to continued support from the Ford Foundation). The aim of this latest round is to build the capacity of national associations and MFIs to use the SPI4 tool to manage and report on their social performance. After the first 12 months of implementation, we’re proud to announce ...

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Edukacja Finansowa w Polsce

  Od 2003 r., w MFC zrealizowaliśmy ponad 50 projektów w 22 krajach. Projekty realizowane w Polsce są naszym laboratorium – ich wynikami dzielimy się z innymi! Moje mieszkanie – moja odpowiedzialność! Celem projektu realizowanego w latach 2015 – 2016 było kształtowanie pozytywnych zachowań młodych dorosłych w zakresie zarządzania finansami osobistymi i własnym mieszkaniem. Usamodzielniający się wychowankowie Młodzieżowych Ośrodków Wychowawczych ...

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Increasing Access to Finance for Rural Population in Belarus

   Funder: USAID     Partner: Republican Microfinance Center Financial services can be a lifeline to low-income people, when used correctly. We’re working in Belarus to build the capacity of the Republican Microfinance Centre to provide training on budget management and saving to low-income communities. As part of this, our master trainers are rolling out our Plan Your Future and Debt Management modules across ...

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SP Fund opportunities for MFIs and networks

The SP Fund team is pleased to announce a second call for proposals for national microfinance associations that are interested in developing SP country reports. Partner networks will also be trained in conducting effective SPI4 social audits. More information can be found here. All interested networks should apply by 6th November 2016. We’re also inviting MFIs to apply directly to ...

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Just a few days until the 2016 Borrow Wisely Campaign kicks off!

#BWC2016   In October, we’re kicking off our third annual Borrow Wisely Campaign! This year, 21 leading financial institutions will work across 15 countries in Europe and Central Asia to improve clients’ financial literacy knowledge and skills. The Campaign has become an annual event for MFC and its members. What’s the Campaign all about? As with previous years, we’ll be ...

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2016 Borrow Wisely Campaign kicks off in October!

#BWC2016   We’re proud to announce that 21 organizations from 15 countries will participate in our third region-wide Borrow Wisely Campaign. Our aim, as always, is to educate massive numbers of clients and potential clients about how to borrow wisely – harnessing the positive power of loans and avoiding the pitfalls of too much debt. This year, for the first ...

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Social Performance Fund

Funder: Ford Foundation   Partner: CERISE The Project Goal The Social Performance Fund promotes the broad adoption of the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management. Our aim is to promote SPM implementation by building the capacity of national associations and MFIs to use the SPI4 tool to manage and report on their social performance. Geography: Global Status: Finished Social Performance Reports Social Performance in Europe, ...

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My Home, My Responsibility

Funder: The project is supported by Obywatele dla Demokracji Program, finansed by EOG grants  Partners: Habitat for Humanity Poland; Młodzieżowy Ośrodek Wychowawczy Księży Orionistów (MOW) Helping delinquent youth successfully transition from foster care into independent adult life means equipping them with the personal money management skills they often lack. The MFC has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity Poland and delinquent youth ...

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