Tag Archives: MFC Member

MFC Member: AMIK Invites You to a Webinar About Digital Transformation

Here is the invitation from MFC Member, AMIK – Association of Microfinance Institutions of Kosovo: We would like to inform and invite you on AMIKs first the “Digital Transformation of the Microfinance and non-bank Financial Sector” live webinar. The prior assessment of the sector readiness is based on the MFC approach –  Digital Transformation Framework. The theme is of growing importance ...

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We Are Going to Visit a Fintech (On-line) – Join Us!

  MFC is preparing 2-day online EaSI Technical Assistance peer-to-peer training with the fintech platform Debitum Network, which will take place on 22nd & 23rd October 2020, 10:00-13:00 CET each of the two days. Who is Debitum Network?  Debitum Network is a lending ecosystem that connects small businesses, investors and service providers. The platform is decentralized as information and services are provided ...

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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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News from Albanian Microfinance Association : Annual Report and COVID-19 Survey

  Our Member association, AMA from Albania prepared many interesting resources during past weeks. Read here the press release which sums up the webinar on digital solutions which took place on 2nd July and was co-organized by the Microfinance Centre under the European Commission’s EaSI Technical Assistance Programme. MFC has supported AMA as well during the preparation of the survey ...

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AskBFC – Webinar Series by an MFC Member: Business and Finance Consulting

Ask BFC During the current Covid-19 crisis BFC is pleased to provide free Q&A sessions with expert consultants online to respond to any relevant questions you may have every second Thursday of the month at 10:00 AM CET.     To sign up for AskBFC Webinar series please use the registration link below or click here to register for 2 or ...

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JOBS MFI – Welcome to the New MFC Member from Bulgaria!

  Microfinance Centre is happy to introduce to you our new Member, JOBS MFI from Bulgaria.   JOBS MFI was created in 2010 as a part of the Group of The Bulgarian Development Bank. Its main purpose is to facilitate the access to financing of the micro- and small businesses, agricultural producers, freelancers, craftsmen and startups who develop or start new ...

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Albanian Microfinance Association – Webinar on Digital Payments and Their Future

        With the support of European Commission, through its EaSi Program Technical Assistance, Microfinance Centre and Albanian Microfinance Association organized on July 2nd, 2020 a webinar on digital payments and their future in Albania. The issues discussed were related to the new legislative and regulatory framework that is being adopted in the country according to PSD2, what ...

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