FEBEA and MFC Join Forces to Strengthen Microfinance and Ethical Finance in Europe

Microfinance Centre (MFC) and European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks (FEBEA) are thrilled to announce their strategic partnership, aimed at advancing the cause of microfinance and ethical finance in Europe. This collaboration will focus on policy and advocacy activities, communication, and events to promote these vital tools for the development of the Social Economy in Europe. 

By actively engaging in EU policy discussions, working together on European Financial Instruments, and addressing common challenges in relationships with European Institutions and stakeholders, FEBEA and MFC seek to create a stronger and more unified voice for microfinance and ethical finance within Europe. 

As two leading organizations in their respective fields, FEBEA and MFC bring extensive expertise and networks that will greatly benefit their customer bases and the wider community. This partnership will provide an opportunity to drive positive change, foster innovation, and strengthen the impact of microfinance and ethical finance on social and economic development. 

As part of this collaboration, FEBEA and MFC have established a framework partnership agreement, outlining their shared objectives and areas of cooperation. This agreement will serve as a solid foundation for their joint efforts and ensure a coordinated approach towards achieving their common goals. 

Both organizations are excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring and are committed to working together to drive positive change and support the growth of microfinance and ethical finance in Europe. 

About Microfinance Centre (MFC):  

A social finance network that promotes fairness, inclusion, equality and responsible service. MFC unites over 120 organisations across 36 countries of Europe, Central Asia, who together deliver responsible microfinance services to almost 2,000,000 low-income clients. 

About FEBEA – European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and Financiers: 

A non-profit association based in Brussels gathering 33 members whose aim is to finance social and solidarity economy (SSE) and projects with social, environmental and cultural value in 17 European countries, serving more than 700,000 people. Its objective is to support the exchange of experiences and promote cooperation between social economy and social finance practitioners. 

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