Author Archives: Aleksandra COMMS

EU Action Plan for Social Economy – Open Consultations Till 26th April

Social economy is a part of the economy driven primarily by collective interests as well as social and environmental objectives. This initiative seeks to boost the contribution of social economy organisations to a fair and sustainable growth. It will enhance social investment, support social economy actors to start up, scale up, innovate and create jobs. Therefore, EU is developing action ...

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Deadline Extended Until 30th June – Business Development Services (BDS) Pilot

One of the key objectives of the EaSI programme is to stimulate the financial and social inclusion of borrowers wishing to set-up or develop their micro-enterprises and who may have limited or no access to the conventional credit market. To this end, under the EaSI Microfinance Guarantee, the offering of non-financial support in the form of business development services (“BDS”) as ...

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Mastercard Center For Inclusive Growth & MFC – Partnership

Mastercard and Microfinance Centre seal new partnership to support 300,000 microbusinesses and microfinance institutions in Europe and Central Asia The partnership will enable micro-finance institutions to pivot, adapt and embrace digitization. London & Warsaw, 29 March 2021: The Microfinance Centre (MFC) and the Mastercard Center For Inclusive Growth will partner on a new international support programme for small businesses and ...

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LETS SAVEE 2nd Case Study | LAB.IN.S Società Cooperativa Impresa Sociale (Italy) | Saving Groups

18 March 2021 Learn about saving groups and how to incorporate financial literacy into saving groups operations based on  the experience of Labins from Italy.  Labins (Social Innovation Laboratory), – deals with innovative projects aimed at fostering social inclusion. In this case we want to present their experience, solutions to promote financial education and some of the challenges organization faced but also many success stories.   Read the Labins’ Case Study: Download the document  This case is part of Erasmus Plus funded project “LETS SAVEE” (LEarning, Teaming up and Saving- Saving groups for Employability and Empowerment) managed by MFC. Learn more about the project ...

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watch: KEEP CALM, ADAPT AND CARRY ON COVID19 vs Digitalization Series| EaSI Technical Assistance

MFC invites you to our special series of webinars featuring , & to learn and discuss! [Read about the whole series]   Webinar no 1 | KEEP CALM, ADAPT AND CARRY ON Date: Wednesday, 3 March 2021 at 11:00 (CET) Language: English Register here March 2021, approximately 1 year after Europe became the active center of the COVID-19 pandemic, Europa ...

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watch: A FUNDER IN NEED IS A FRIEND INDEED – COVID19 vs Digitalization series | EaSI Technical Assistance

The European Union is offering this webinar to microfinance institutions (MFI) interested in exploring the impact of the pandemic on MSME oriented finance in Europe and what can be done to support FIs to transition into a post pandemic world. A FUNDER IN NEED IS A FRIEND INDEED Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021 at 11:00 (CET) Language: English Register here ...

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Join the first EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar on the Future of Agriculture and Its Investment Needs in Europe

The European Union is offering this webinar to representatives from microfinance institutions (MFI) about the demand for finance from the agriculture sector and how financial institutions can increase lending to agri-businesses. This session is first of a webinar series aiming to help microfinance institutions interested in exploring the investment needs in the agri-finance sector. The first webinar will explore the ...

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Watch Out for Monsters Under the Bed – How to Avoid Poor Online Office Communication || LiDE Webinar recording

Track 2: Digital teams Date: 11 March 2021 💡 Have you ever gotten an email that knocked you out for few minutes, keeping you wondering, who of your colleagues is an alien? Has a one sentence WhatsApp message from your boss raised your heart rate to dangerous levels? If yes, this webinar is for you. Working from home in times ...

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DIGITALIZE OR DIE [Interactive Session – 10th March] COVID19 vs Digitalization Series| EaSI Technical Assistance

MFC invites you to our special series of webinars featuring , & to learn and discuss! [Read about the whole series]   Webinar no 2 | DIGITALIZE OR DIE Date: Wednesday, 10 March 2021 at 11:00 (CET) Language: English Register here For many years now there has been a need for traditional financial institutions to face the challenge presented by ...

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#2020BWC Champion – Microinvest from Moldova – Shares Impressions from the Campaign

MFC Member from Moldova, Microinvest, wants to share with you their BWC activities report. In 2020 Microinvest thanks to their great involvement, enormous work and creative approach reached with Borrow Wisely communications  to 2 674 727 people ! We are very impressed and congratulate the whole team. Microinvest is also the only MFI from Moldova, which is taking part in ...

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