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MFC research results

Microfinance in Europe: Survey Report (2020 Edition)

This Survey Report presents a detailed snapshot of the microfinance sector up until the very beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, with information gathered in 2018-2019. However, based on additional data collected during the first semester of 2020, we were also able to produce a chapter on the preliminary impact of the pandemic on

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MFC case studies

Microfinance in Europe: Survey Report (2020 Edition)

This Survey Report presents a detailed snapshot of the microfinance sector up until the very beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, with information gathered in 2018-2019. However, based on additional data collected during the first semester of 2020, we were also able to produce a chapter on the preliminary impact of the pandemic on

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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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#DigLitBootcamp: GDPR unpacked with Allen & Overy

GDPR unpacked with Allen & Overy 7th November, 10:30 – 11:30 (Warsaw/Amsterdam/Sarajevo) WATCH THIS WEBINAR – see below! This webinar targeted executive management, Board members and other staff/ stakeholders recommended by the CEO, as it will tackle some of the critical issues relating to data protection.  Data protection regulation comes

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MFC Webinars on Digitalisation

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

September 15th, 11:00 – 11:40 CET The virtual session was part of  MFC Annual Conference Social Finance Vibe 2021: Pandemic Reboot – a three-day event on 14-16 September, 2021 During the session, representatives of financial providers and support organizations presented their tools and approaches to assisting microentrepreneurs in using digital channels

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Small Goes Digital

How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises The report deals with an urgent knowledge gap concerning micro and small enterprises (MSEs), specifically their ability to use digital technologies (email, mobile applications, cloud computing and so on) to increase productivity. It seeks to clarify why only

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Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

European MSEs often struggle to keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Digital skills development is key to benefit from the digital revolution and overcome the existing skills gaps. It is also crucial from the point of view of overcoming the impact of the pandemic. The benefits of developing

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MFC Webinars on Covid Response

Crisis Roadmap for Microfinance Institutions: COVID-19 and Beyond

The crisis response roadmap is designed to help MFIs navigate the COVID-19 health pandemic and its economic impact, and to provide guidance on recommended practices that are relevant today and for future crises. Drawing from the industry’s experiences with previous crises, this roadmap guides MFIs through a series of practical steps to

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MFC Member | Erste Group Social Banking – Annual Report

Erste Group’s Social Banking invested 53 million euros to support its clients in the pandemic year 2020 2020 was a challenging year, with the Covid-19 pandemic disproportionately hitting the most vulnerable people in our society – not only in terms of their health, but also financially, due to job loss

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Other video and MFC Webinars

How to become an agile MFI? || LiDE Webinar

Track 1: Leadership in digital era Date: June 17th 2021 Agility is the capability that drives start-ups, successful digital careers and companies. Although fundamentally used in iterative processes of software development, it can be applied also beyond it, stirring up an innovation. In this webinar, we are discussing the uses

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Поисковое продвижение сайта микрофинансовой организации || #DigLitBootcamp RU

Вебинар 8.06.2021 Что менеджер МФО должен знать о продвижении сайта в поисковиках: основные понятия, факторы ранжирования, стратегии продвижения. Во время вебинара будут рассмотрены ключевые вопросы SEO-продвижения: На какие поисковики необходимо ориентироваться? Как сделать сайт более привлекательным для поисковых систем? SEO-минимум, который должен быть сделан для каждого сайта. Что выбрать: самостоятельное

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Социальные сети для МФО: трата времени или точка роста? || #DigLitBootcamp RU

Вебинар 18.05.2021 Вебинар будет посвящен работе с социальными сетями в контексте микрофинансовой организации: Стратегия работы с соц. сетями: что важно? Как оценить эффективность продвижения в соц.сетях? Как построить работу с соц. сетями в организации? Как нарастить базу подписчиков / фолловеров? Во время вебинара будут рассмотрены успешные кейсы из сектора микрофинансирования, а

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MFC Tools to be used by Clients

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

September 15th, 11:00 – 11:40 CET The virtual session was part of  MFC Annual Conference Social Finance Vibe 2021: Pandemic Reboot – a three-day event on 14-16 September, 2021 During the session, representatives of financial providers and support organizations presented their tools and approaches to assisting microentrepreneurs in using digital channels

Read More »

Small Goes Digital

How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises The report deals with an urgent knowledge gap concerning micro and small enterprises (MSEs), specifically their ability to use digital technologies (email, mobile applications, cloud computing and so on) to increase productivity. It seeks to clarify why only

Read More »

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

European MSEs often struggle to keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Digital skills development is key to benefit from the digital revolution and overcome the existing skills gaps. It is also crucial from the point of view of overcoming the impact of the pandemic. The benefits of developing

Read More »

Other MFC Tools

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

September 15th, 11:00 – 11:40 CET The virtual session was part of  MFC Annual Conference Social Finance Vibe 2021: Pandemic Reboot – a three-day event on 14-16 September, 2021 During the session, representatives of financial providers and support organizations presented their tools and approaches to assisting microentrepreneurs in using digital channels

Read More »

Small Goes Digital

How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises The report deals with an urgent knowledge gap concerning micro and small enterprises (MSEs), specifically their ability to use digital technologies (email, mobile applications, cloud computing and so on) to increase productivity. It seeks to clarify why only

Read More »

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

European MSEs often struggle to keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Digital skills development is key to benefit from the digital revolution and overcome the existing skills gaps. It is also crucial from the point of view of overcoming the impact of the pandemic. The benefits of developing

Read More »

External publications

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

September 15th, 11:00 – 11:40 CET The virtual session was part of  MFC Annual Conference Social Finance Vibe 2021: Pandemic Reboot – a three-day event on 14-16 September, 2021 During the session, representatives of financial providers and support organizations presented their tools and approaches to assisting microentrepreneurs in using digital channels

Read More »

Small Goes Digital

How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises The report deals with an urgent knowledge gap concerning micro and small enterprises (MSEs), specifically their ability to use digital technologies (email, mobile applications, cloud computing and so on) to increase productivity. It seeks to clarify why only

Read More »

Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

European MSEs often struggle to keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Digital skills development is key to benefit from the digital revolution and overcome the existing skills gaps. It is also crucial from the point of view of overcoming the impact of the pandemic. The benefits of developing

Read More »

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