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Review of Apps Improving Work Efficiency in an MFI #DigLitBootcamp

20 October 2020, 11:00 CET  (Warsaw, Amsterdam, Sarajevo) REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Digitalisation of daily work in an MFI can imprve efficiency, and this can be done without large investments into tailored systems. Moreover, many improvements can be implemented free of charge. This webinar will review the available free of charge or with small monthly fee the applications and solutions, which ...

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MFC Member: AMIK Invites You to a Webinar About Digital Transformation

Here is the invitation from MFC Member, AMIK – Association of Microfinance Institutions of Kosovo: We would like to inform and invite you on AMIKs first the “Digital Transformation of the Microfinance and non-bank Financial Sector” live webinar. The prior assessment of the sector readiness is based on the MFC approach –  Digital Transformation Framework. The theme is of growing importance ...

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Contribution of MFIs to the Sustainable Development Goals – Join an EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar!

The European Union is offering this webinar to microfinance institutions (MFI) interested to understand what is the role of the finance sector and in particular microfinance in the pursuit of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The webinar will take place on the 5 November 2020. The session will touch the connection between the SDGs and microfinance’s mission to support ...

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We Are Going to Visit a Fintech (On-line) – Join Us!

  MFC is preparing 2-day online EaSI Technical Assistance peer-to-peer training with the fintech platform Debitum Network, which will take place on 22nd & 23rd October 2020, 10:00-13:00 CET each of the two days. Who is Debitum Network?  Debitum Network is a lending ecosystem that connects small businesses, investors and service providers. The platform is decentralized as information and services are provided ...

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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Microfinance Sector in Europe [Research Paper]

This paper summarizes the data collected by the Microfinance Centre (MFC) through a survey of microfinance institutions in Europe to assess the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the situation of microfinance institutions and their clients. The results show that while the pandemic touched all countries in the EU, the severity of its impact was markedly different, from very strong in ...

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7th Edition of the Borrow Wisely Campaign Has Started Right Now! #2020BWC

October is here which equals the BORROW WISELY CAMPAIGN 2020 launch!   This year’s participants have prepared lots of #2020BWC activities on-line (and some off-line as well). Throughout the whole month, partnering MFIs Staff will be trained on how to speak to their Clients about taking loans wisely. BWC materials will be displayed in the branches, easy to access and ...

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European Investment Bank Institute – Discover the 15 best European Social Entrepreneurs

The Social Innovation Tournament recognises and supports the best European social entrepreneurs. It promotes innovative ideas and rewards initiatives that contribute to creating social, ethical or environmental impact.  Typically, it covers projects in the areas of education, healthcare, the environment, circular economy, inclusion, job creation, ageing and many more. All projects compete for the General Category and Special Category 1st ...

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#BorrowWisely is kicking off in TWO WEEKS!

Borrow Wisely Campaign is almost here – the 7th edition is starting on the very first day of October! This year the format will be modified due to the pandemic restrictions. But that does not mean the Campaign will have a lesser impact. Just the contrary: our aim is to take advantage of  the power of online communication as much ...

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Digital Literacy Bootcamp is Back!

Last #DigLit semester was pretty intensive for the Bootcamp adepts. We are not slowing down though – each Tuesday this fall, as usual at 11:00 CET you will have an opportunity to learn about indispensable digital solutions for MFIs. The webinars are free of charge and are conducted by experts in their fields. Here you will find everything you need ...

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MFC Member – Inpulse: New Opportunities After COVID19: a Joint Assessment [UPDATED VERSION]

JULY – AUGUST SURVEY A resumption of activities under operational and financial constraints Inpulse joined forces with ADA and the Fondation GCA – Grameen Crédit Agricole to keep monitoring the effects of the COVID-19 crisis among our MFI partners. The results of the survey carried out between July 23rd and August 6th, 2020, based on 91 partners from 42 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and ...

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