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Microfinance CEO Summit in Sarajevo

  Our third annual CEO Summit (part of our CEO Forum initiative) was held in Sarajevo this year, alongside our annual conference.  Discussion focused on the application and implications of fintech for microfinance, and novel approaches to engaging employees to create increased efficiency and talent retention. The Microfinance CEO Forum

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#BWC2016: News from the field!

It’s been an exciting start to the campaign – and we wanted to share with you some of the highlights! What’s happening in the field? Over the last 2 weeks, our 21 partners have launched an impressive range of financial education activities. IMON (Tajikistan) staff reached a staggering 6,000 people

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FINCA Bank Kyrgyzstan wins the first MFC Innovation Award!

We are thrilled to announce the winner of our first ever Innovation Award: FINCA Bank Kyrgyzstan. FINCA Bank will be awarded free Digital Field Application licenses and 20 tablets, generously provided by Software Group. MFC’s Innovation Award recognizes innovative projects that stand to significantly contribute to financial inclusion within the next

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SP Fund opportunities for MFIs and networks

The SP Fund team is pleased to announce a second call for proposals for national microfinance associations that are interested in developing SP country reports. Partner networks will also be trained in conducting effective SPI4 social audits. More information can be found here. All interested networks should apply by 6th

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Welcome to MFC New Member: Purple Shoots from the United Kingdom!

Purple Shoots is a UK registered charity and microfinance organisation that tackles poverty and unemployment in Wales and South West England, encouraging entrepreneurship, independence and self-reliance. The organisation’s goal is to provide opportunity and dignity for those currently unable to find work, building capacity within the poorest communities, and improving

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Assess Your Digital Readiness with DRSAT

New technology and digital transformation can spell big changes for an microfinance institution’s working habits, processes, products and services. To unlock the potential of digital tools, MFIs first need to understand where they are starting from. An MFI’s ability to implement large-scale digital initiatives is called its ‘digital readiness’. By

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DRSAT: MFI Digital Readiness Self-Assessment Tool

New technology and digital transformation can spell big changes for an institution’s working habits, processes, products and services. To unlock the potential of digital tools, MFIs first need to understand where they are starting from. An MFI’s ability to implement large-scale digital initiatives is called its ‘digital readiness’. By identifying

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CEO Forum Webinar: Pricing Challenges in Microfinance

Topic: Pricing Challenges in Microfinance Date: March 21, 2019 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 CET Presenter: Daniel Rozas, Senior Microfinance Expert at e-MFP Host: Piotr Korynski, CEO FORUM Leader, Microfinance Centre The webinar is open to CEO Forum Members Setting interest rates and service charges is a central issue in microfinance

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Social Innovation Tournament: 2 Weeks Left to Apply

The Social Innovation Tournament promotes the generation of innovative ideas that create social and environmental impact, covering projects in a wide range of fields – from education, healthcare and job creation, to new technologies, new systems and new processes. All projects compete for the General Category and Special Category 1st

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Registration for the MFC Annual Conference 2019 is Open!

The Microfinance Centre is pleased to announce registration opening for the MFC Annual Conference 2019 (29–31 May 2019,  Istanbul, Turkey)! Register now and save 25%: Early Birds benefit from 25% discount on the conference fee:  Register now  MFC Members also benefit from an additional 25% discount: Become a Member Conference highlights This year,

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Fintech Marketplace Application Deadline Extended!

Deadline to submit your application to the Fintech Marketplace at the MFC Annual Conference 2019 is extended to 28th February 2019! The objective of the Fintech Marketplace at the MFC Annual Conference 2019 is to create space for technology companies working with business lenders, fintechs and other types of alternative finance players

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