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Empower the team to develop your MFI || LiDE Webinar

Thursday, 6th May 2021, 11:00 am CLICK TO REGISTER¬† ūüí°¬†In order to embrace fast pace of change and the blessing of digitalization, as a leader, you need to have the right people in your boat. Digital transformation is rarely about firing and hiring new people. Neither it is about the all-knowing manager show. It is more about leaders releasing capacities, ...

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EU Action Plan for Social Economy ‚Äď 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 (‚ÄúBDS‚ÄĚ)¬†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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Digital Bootcamp Labs

Are you in the process of building your online presence and facing challenges? Would you like to make  the most of existing online marketing opportunities? Join our hands-on-experience Bootcamp Labs! For Microfinance Professionals The Bootcamp Labs are designed for Microfinance Professionals that are undertaking a challenge of building a solid online presence of their organizations and who would like to ...

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How to reach consensus during online meetings? || LiDE Webinar

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 11:00 am CLICK TO REGISTER¬† ūüí° Some people simply hate meetings, as there is a lot of talking, and no results. It might be even worse with online meetings, when there is no chance to ‚Äúclose the deal‚ÄĚ while having a break or informal conversations outside the meeting room. Does it sound like your case? Then ...

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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¬†‚ÄúLETS SAVEE‚ÄĚ (LEarning,¬†Teaming¬†up¬†and¬†Saving-¬†Saving¬†groups¬†for¬†Employability¬†and Empowerment)¬†managed¬†by MFC. Learn more about the project ...

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watch: Advancing Green Microfinance – Entering Green Finance Space by MFIs

Entry into green finance sector brings new opportunities and potential benefits but is not without challenges. It is a new line of business for most microfinance institutions which requires changes in internal operational procedures, financial products, and credit assessment methods. At this point, many microfinance institutions that are unfamiliar with the green finance methodologies perceive it as risky and difficult ...

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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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