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MFC research results

Capacity building needs of social finance providers

MFC aims at building capacity of members and partners for mission driven, sustainable microfinance, concerned with climate protection issues, fostering social and digital inclusion. Over the year 2022, MFC used its interactions with members and partners to map the needs of social finance providers and to identify viable solutions. It

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Social Finance Trends 2022

Read the executive summary of key trends in microfinance sector of 2022. Social finance, social economy actors, best practices and new solutions – just a few pages of crucial content of the year. MFC has been tracking and analysing the novelties, practices and discussions in social fianance sector at various

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Social Finance Mapping

Early 2022, MFC has kicked off the work around mapping of the key international and national stakeholders, that are engaged in social finance in European Union. The work in progress covers identification of social finance providers, investors, support organizations, industry networks, local authorities and relevant partners. Feel free to download

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MFC case studies

Microfinance in Europe: Survey Report. 2022 Edition

 The 2022 edition of the report on the status of microfinance in Europe, compiled by the European Microfinance Network and the Microfinance Centre, is out now.  This is the 10th edition of the Overview Survey, and it was a joint effort between the European Microfinance Network and Microfinance Centre for

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MFC Policy Papers

Microfinance’s Role in Mitigating Human Capital Flight | Publication

Microfinance institutions are in a key position to help mitigate the effects of human capital flight that manifests between East and West Europe. We want to propose public-private partnership initiatives that would combine the social mission of microfinance with the solidarity mechanisms within Europe, to renew investment in local entrepreneurship

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MFC Webinars on Digitalisation

Webinar: Products and services for SMEs

Date: September 16th, 2022 The webinar present the solutions for micro and small businesses, offered by Mastercard in partnership with financial institutions. MFIs, in search for ready to use digital solutions for their clients, can learn what they need to prepare for in order to utilize the available opportunities. Speakers: 

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Join MFC Webinar: Decoding Pact for Skills for MFIs 

INTRODUCTION Learn about opportunities for upskilling and reskilling of staff in MFIs. Digital literacy and other key skills of today’s workforce are in focus of EU to be financed in order to develop EU economy.     Decoding Pact for Skills for MFIs When: Thursday, October 20th, 2022, 14:00 – 15:00

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MFC Webinars on Covid Response

Best practice in microfinance

Read the latest case studies : Best practice in microfinance: Effects and response to the COVID-19 pandemic (2022) Best practice in microfinance: Expanding financial inclusion to populations with a refugee or migrant background (2022) Best practice in microfinance: Non-Financial Services targeting women-led MSME clients (2022) Best practice in microfinance :

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The Sentinel Project

Microfinance has never faced a challenge like the Covid-19 pandemic.  Researchers are eager to understand how the unfolding crisis is affecting microfinance clients and providers, and several ongoing studies are gathering quantitative data to measure the impact. Existing initiatives don’t, however, gather qualitative data on the pressures that MFIs are

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Other video and MFC Webinars

#SFV2022 Closing

Closing of the Social Finance Vibe 2022,  including:  Insights to inspire from Sophie Sirtaine, CGAP CEO  Financial services in building resilience  The world today is rattled with unprecedented shocks and crises, but if the unbanked and underbanked are left behind, development agendas risk failing at their original mission to help

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#SFV2022 Impact Measurement Revisited

Recent years have seen a number of crucial developments in social and environmental performance reporting. Here we examine the key impact measurement frameworks in use today by various microfinance sector stakeholders — and tap into the insights of practitioners on collecting and reporting these indicators.   The recording was made as

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MFC Tools to be used by Clients

MFC and 2022 in numbers

2022 was a busy year for MFC! We attracted 12 new members to our network. For our members and partners, our team organized:           ·           2  conferences: MFC Annual Conference in Istanbul with 405                     

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2022-2025 MFC Evaluation Terms

MFC looks for a consultant to conduct the evaluation of its 2022-2025 Strategic Partnership Agreement Framework with the European Commission. For more information, please consult the call for proposal document and send your offer by 31 January 2023 to microfinancemfc.org.pl. DOWNLOAD PROPOSAL DOCUMENT This initiative has received financial support from

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Other MFC Tools

MFC and 2022 in numbers

2022 was a busy year for MFC! We attracted 12 new members to our network. For our members and partners, our team organized:           ·           2  conferences: MFC Annual Conference in Istanbul with 405                     

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2022-2025 MFC Evaluation Terms

MFC looks for a consultant to conduct the evaluation of its 2022-2025 Strategic Partnership Agreement Framework with the European Commission. For more information, please consult the call for proposal document and send your offer by 31 January 2023 to microfinancemfc.org.pl. DOWNLOAD PROPOSAL DOCUMENT This initiative has received financial support from

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External publications

MFC and 2022 in numbers

2022 was a busy year for MFC! We attracted 12 new members to our network. For our members and partners, our team organized:           ·           2  conferences: MFC Annual Conference in Istanbul with 405                     

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2022-2025 MFC Evaluation Terms

MFC looks for a consultant to conduct the evaluation of its 2022-2025 Strategic Partnership Agreement Framework with the European Commission. For more information, please consult the call for proposal document and send your offer by 31 January 2023 to microfinancemfc.org.pl. DOWNLOAD PROPOSAL DOCUMENT This initiative has received financial support from

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This initiative has received financial support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation “EaSI” (2014-2020). For further information please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi