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Erste Group Measures Impact of its Social Banking Activities

Social Banking activities helped to create and preserve almost 45.000 jobs across CEE Since its launch, 30,000 clients were supported with financing, education and/or mentoring Erste Social Banking supports starting entrepreneurs, microfinance businesses, social organisations and people in financial difficulties Financing efforts are combined with financial education to ensure sustainable

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MFC Webinars on Digitalisation

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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Leadership: Go Tribal! || #LiDE

Thursday, December 9th, 11:00 – 12:15 CET (Amsterdam / Warsaw / Sarajevo)De Tribes are next generation teams. They create stronger bonds, higher commitment and bigger sense of collectveness. Also, they go beyond traditional teams structures and culture – they are much more informal, discrete, … tribal. Leading tribes requires new

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Datathons – a new way of learning from clients

Monday, December 6th, 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 CET (Amsterdam / Warsaw / Sarajevo) The webinar showcased a novel approach to data analysis – a datathon. During the webinar, KMF – a leading MFI in Kazakhstan revealed how their research questions were answered through the data analysis conducted by Mastercard’s a

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MFC Webinars on Covid Response

Other video and MFC Webinars

MFC Webinar: Peer-mentoring and Coaching for Microfinance Professionals

Peer-mentoring for inquiring professionals Speaker: Pawel Sopkowski, CEO, CoachWise Facilitator: Ewa Bankowska, MFC Date: 27 November 2018, ended Download the webinar recording Download the webinar presentation On-the-job training is a regular feature in microfinance institutions. What is the value added of peer-mentoring then? When should it be used, and more

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MFC Tools to be used by Clients

Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA) 

SIFTA Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA) SIFTA provides project advisory and market development support to financial institutions active in the microfinance and/or social entrepreneurship sectors.   In July 2022, the EaSI TA program transitioned to Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA), managed by European Investment Bank. MFC, together

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Digital Era: A fresh perspective on change 

INTRODUCTION What does it need to become a digital leader in the microfinance space? Apart from introducing the technical infrastructure and effective processes and operations, mindsets must change. This can sometimes be overwhelming. However, with the right approach towards change, half of the work is already done.  Digital Era: A

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Other MFC Tools

Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA) 

SIFTA Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA) SIFTA provides project advisory and market development support to financial institutions active in the microfinance and/or social entrepreneurship sectors.   In July 2022, the EaSI TA program transitioned to Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA), managed by European Investment Bank. MFC, together

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Digital Era: A fresh perspective on change 

INTRODUCTION What does it need to become a digital leader in the microfinance space? Apart from introducing the technical infrastructure and effective processes and operations, mindsets must change. This can sometimes be overwhelming. However, with the right approach towards change, half of the work is already done.  Digital Era: A

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External publications

Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA) 

SIFTA Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA) SIFTA provides project advisory and market development support to financial institutions active in the microfinance and/or social entrepreneurship sectors.   In July 2022, the EaSI TA program transitioned to Social Inclusive Finance Technical Assistance Program (SIFTA), managed by European Investment Bank. MFC, together

Read More »

Digital Era: A fresh perspective on change 

INTRODUCTION What does it need to become a digital leader in the microfinance space? Apart from introducing the technical infrastructure and effective processes and operations, mindsets must change. This can sometimes be overwhelming. However, with the right approach towards change, half of the work is already done.  Digital Era: A

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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