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Call for Proposals – Consultant for local Policy Forum Romania

Terms of Reference  Local Consultant for implementation of 4 Local Action Groups and Policy Forum in Romania  The main goal is to support the Romanian microfinance sector in the stakeholder engagement process of organizing a country policy forum/roundtable that will support its sector’s  mission to provide financial products and business

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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management courses – discount for MFC Members

Registrations for the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management courses are discounted for MFC members! Frankfurt School shares its experience in Financial Inclusion and Green Finance with you via the Frankfurt School Development Finance e-Campus, which provides excellent and internationally accredited online  Certified Expert courses  to help practitioners to develop & improve

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EU Action Plan for the Social Economy

The European Commission presented a new action plan to support the social economy. With the action plan the Commission proposed a coherent set of measures aimed at creating enabling conditions for the social economy to fulfil its potential to contribute to fair, sustainable and inclusive growth. It can only be achieved

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LETS SAVEE – Watch Saving Groups Videos

Check how Saving Groups can contribute to improving lives of low income earners, migrants, poor unemployed, people with unstable jobs and microentrepreneurs by encouraging these groups to develop skills like entrepreneurship, financial literacy, cash flow management. WATCH  VIDEOS The best way to find out how Savings Group work and what

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The Universal Standards update

Updated edition of the Universal Standards

The Universal Standards for Social and Environmental Performance Management (“the Universal Standards”) is a comprehensive manual of best practices to help financial service providers (FSPs) put clients and the environment at the center of all strategic and operational decisions and align their policies and procedures with responsible business practices. In

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General Feasibility Report

Savings Group Feasibility Report

Check the newest Feasibility Report and find out what are the implications for setting up Savings Groups in Europe. The feasibility report is one of the deliverables of the Erasmus Plus funded project “LETS SAVEE” (LEarning, Teaming up and Saving- SAving groups for Employability and Empowerment), coordinated by MFC. The

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Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar: Capital for microfinance growth: which social, environmental and governance criteria are important for social investors?  

Introduction The purpose of the webinar is to acquaint the EU microfinance practitioners with new ESG (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) – related regulations and standards in the European Union, and to better understand the opportunities and challenges for social investors as well as microfinance institutions. Capital for microfinance growth: which social,

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Meet the new MFC Member – Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation

We’re delighted to welcome Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation as a new member of the Microfinance Centre. The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation’s mission is to contribute to the fight against poverty and inequalities by promoting financial inclusion and social impact entrepreneurship. Investor, funder, technical assistance coordinator and fund advisor, the Foundation finances

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Meet the new MFC Member – The Microfinance Association

We’re delighted to welcome The Microfinance Association as a new member of the Microfinance Centre. The Microfinance Association is a non-profit professional membership organisation registered in the United Kingdom. It is a global body of microfinance practitioners that provides training and consulting services to clients. We look forward to start working together!

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