How to ensure that my organisation does not harm clients? 24 October| 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CEST The session will focus on How to ensure that my organisation does not harm clients? and will look at how to understand good practice standards to prevent clients becoming overindebted, to understand the importance of transparency, and to examine some examples from ...Read More »
Introduction to Social Performance Management: What is it & what is the role of governance in effective SPM? September 28, 2017, 12.00 PM CEST This webinar will focus on what social performance management is and it will also seek to underline what the role of governance is in effective SPM. This webinar and Q&A session will be led by Kinga ...Read More »
Topic: SME Finance for Microfinance Institutions Date: September 11, 2017 (14:00 – 15:30 CET) Presenter: Matthew Gamser*, CEO, SME Finance Forum Join the meeting! Increasingly, Microfinance Institutions are involved in working with small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), by extending their existing products and services or creating innovative approaches to address the needs of SMEs. SMEs are an attractive ...Read More »
Our third annual CEO Summit (part of our CEO Forum initiative) was held in Sarajevo this year, alongside our annual conference. Discussion focused on the application and implications of fintech for microfinance, and novel approaches to engaging employees to create increased efficiency and talent retention. The Microfinance CEO Forum creates a unique space for collaboration, learning and sharing of best ...Read More »
Join us for the webinar (12 May, 11:00 CET) with Paul Jones (UK), Head of Research Unit for Financial Inclusion, Liverpool John Moores University; Didier Gillet from French MFI, Parcours Confiance (MFI) and Olivier Jérusalmy (BE), European Financial Inclusion Network to discuss how savings habits are created when customers are expected to save while they borrow.Read More »
In early October, MFC staff visited Romania to meet with a range of stakeholders (including MFC members Vitas and GoodBee) to discuss how the microfinance sector currently supports start-up businesses, what challenges the sector faces in that work and the opportunities to expand that support in future. Among key issues and ideas we heard was the fact that 1) the ...Read More »
Join us for a Webinar! Official Launch of Microfinance in Europe: Key Results from the EMN-MFC Survey Report 2014-2015!
6 December 2016 (12:00 PM – 12:40 PM CEST) The aim of the session is to present the key results of the Report “Microfinance in Europe: A Survey of EMN-MFC members” that will be released in December 2016. This seventh edition of the Report on microfinance in Europe provides an overview of the sector developments on the main institutional characteristics, ...Read More »