Tag Archives: COVID-19

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Microfinance Sector in Europe [Research Paper]

This paper summarizes the data collected by the Microfinance Centre (MFC) through a survey  of microfinance institutions in Europe to assess the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the situation of microfinance institutions and their clients. The results show that while the pandemic touched all countries in the EU, the severity of its impact was markedly different, from very strong in ...

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7th Edition of the Borrow Wisely Campaign Has Started Right Now! #2020BWC

October is here which equals the BORROW WISELY CAMPAIGN 2020 launch!   This year’s participants have prepared lots of #2020BWC activities on-line (and some off-line as well). Throughout the whole month, partnering MFIs Staff will be trained on how to speak to their Clients about taking loans wisely. BWC materials will be displayed in the branches, easy to access and ...

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#BorrowWisely is kicking off in TWO WEEKS!

Borrow Wisely Campaign is almost here – the 7th edition is starting on the very first day of October! This year the format will be modified due to the pandemic restrictions. But that does not mean the Campaign will have a lesser impact. Just the contrary: our aim is to take advantage of  the power of online communication as much ...

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MFC Member – Inpulse: New Opportunities After COVID19: a Joint Assessment [UPDATED VERSION]

JULY – AUGUST SURVEY A resumption of activities under operational and financial constraints Inpulse joined forces with ADA and the Fondation GCA – Grameen Crédit Agricole to keep monitoring the effects of the COVID-19 crisis among our MFI partners. The results of the survey carried out between July 23rd and August 6th, 2020, based on 91 partners from 42 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and ...

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[WEBINARS] COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on European MFIs and Their Clients

  Microfinance Centre is inviting you to watch two webinars where we will be presenting the findings of our research. The surveys aimed at assessing the impact of the pandemic both on microfinance institutions and their clients. READ THE SUMMARY PAPER   The results were presented by Kinga Dąbrowska and Justyna Pytkowska from MFC and their Guests. events took place ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign 2020 – the 7th edition in October

News: 7th Edition of the Borrow Wisely Campaign Has Started Right Now! #BorrowWisely is kicking off in TWO WEEKS!   Check out: BWC in pandemic – Participating Institutions – BWC basics – BWC last year   October will be a month of wise borrowing for the seventh time already! The campaign is growing and evolving, but the key message stays the ...

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EIF and European Commission Launch New Covid-19 Measures Supporting Micro- and Social Enterprises Under the EaSI Guarantee Instrument

  Coronavirus: EIF and European Commission Launch New Covid-19 Measures Supporting Micro- and Social Enterprises Under the Eur 400m EaSI Guarantee Instrument Enhanced terms under the EaSI Guarantee Instrument to support micro- and social enterprises in response to COVID-19 Call for Expression of interest launched today available for intermediaries with a potential outreach to thousands of individual micro-borrowers as well ...

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MFC is Part of An International Coalition to Protect Microfinance Institutions and Their Clients in the Covid-19 Crisis

At the initiative of Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation, MFC with a group of microfinance lenders and key players in inclusive finance worked on a set of principles to better support the microfinance sector in the health and economic crisis caused by the Covid-19. Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation, ADA, Alterfin, Cerise, CIDR Pamiga, Cordaid Investment Management, Crédit Agricole CIB India, CA ...

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Посмотрите видеозаписи серии вебинаров «Как построить корпоративную иммунную систему в ответ на COVID-19» на русском языке.

Посмотрите видеозаписи серии вебинаров «Как построить корпоративную иммунную систему в ответ на COVID-19» на русском языке. Серия вебинаров состоялась в период с 22 апреля по 15 мая и состояла из следующих сессий на русском языке.   1-я сессия:Непрерывность работы бизнеса (22/04/2020) – запись видео ниже 2-я сессия:Стресс-тест на успешность (30/04/2020) – запись видео ниже 3-я сессия:Политики и соглашения по реструктуризации и ...

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WATCH: How to Build a Corporate Immune System in Response to COVID-19 – the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar

  Microfinance Centre with support of The European Union are offering a series of webinars for microfinance institutions (MFI) interested to learn how to continue doing business in the time of a pandemic and successfully cope with the COVID-19 effects. The series contains six webinars with a kick-off session on 9 April.   Topic: How to build a corporate immune system ...

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