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EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector

What is EaSI Technical Assistance? The Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Programme is an EU level financing instrument. Under fi-compass, a unique platform for advisory services on financial instruments and microfinance, EaSI TA offers institutional assessment and tailored training to selected microcredit providers, workshops to spread good practice in the

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Software Group empowers the microfinance sector through technology

Software Group (SG) specializes in end-to-end solutions for the microfinance sector, focusing particularly on microfinance institutions, cooperatives and credit unions. The company is active in over 60 countries on 6 continents and works from offices in Australia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mexico and Philippines. A global market leader, SG continues

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EaSI TA Workshop in Albania Met Attendees’ Expectations

The EaSI Technical Assistance recent workshop, entitled “Applying for and Contracting EaSI Financial Instruments for Microfinance Institutions” was designed to help Albanian microfinance institutions learn what services are available under the EaSI Technical Assistance Programme and understand how to apply for them, as well as the EaSI Financial Instruments. The workshop took place

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Join MFC Webinar: EaSi TA support for MFC Members

Date: 16.01.2019,  11:00 CEST Topic: EaSi TA support for MFC Members Speaker: Aldona Rutkowska, Capacity Building Manager, MFC Are you a manager in charge of planning training and technical assistance in your MFI? We invite you to join our upcoming webinar to learn how the EaSi TA program can support

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Microfinance Barometer

Project background The purpose of the Microfinance Barometer is to provide insights into country-level issues and priorities in delivering microfinance and supporting entrepreneurship. The research is focused on identifying weaknesses in the legal/regulatory environment, the capacity of MFIs, and limitations in the abilities of clients to use microfinance services. Project

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Note on Inclusive Entrepreneurship

  92% of the total number of enterprises in Europe are microenterprises with less than ten employees. The setting up of microenterprises has become more attractive for a wider strata of population than before. However, based on several recent studies, the national frameworks for entrepreneurship in the EU member states

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MoU EMN-MFC and the EIB group

  The microfinance sector is in rapid development within the EU at a time when micro-entrepreneurship is becoming a growing option next to salary employment or unemployment benefits. In this framework, all efforts should be developed at EU level to support the microfinance sector in terms of policies, regulation, finance

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