Tag Archives: MFC Member

Congratulations to Newly Elected Directors to the MFC Board | Get to Know Them

The Nominations and Elections Committee of the MFC Board is pleased to announce that the election to fill the four positions on the MFC Board of Directors has concluded. Thanks to all Member institutions who cast their votes! Congratulations to the following representatives of the MFC Member institutions, Each will serve a three-year term, beginning in May, 2021. Gabriele Giulietti, Banca ...

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MFC Annual Conference Online | CALL for PARTNERS and IDEAS! | September 14th-16th | Social Finance Vibe 2021: Pandemic Reboot

Social Finance Vibe 2021 (#SFV2021) means MFC 22nd Annual Conference.  September 14th-16th – SAVE THE DATES This year’s fully online edition will feature the biggest speaker line-up and networking space ever! For the first time it will be free of charge event thanks to the generous support of MFC sponsors and partners. Do not hesitate to become one of them: ...

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News from European Microfinance Platform (e-mfp)

Our friends from e-mfp are having some important announcements to share with MFC network audience. A lot of great activities is going on! e-mfp Award, European Microfinance Week 2021 and the report from last year’s edition – it is really worth taking a look     This year’s European Microfinance Week dates are already on – book in your calendars! ...

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IMON – MFC Member from Tajikistan – Transformed into a Bank with EBRD&FMO Funds

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has made its first-ever equity investment in a microfinance institution. The EBRD and the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) have jointly invested US$ 6.5 million to acquire 12.5 per cent each of shares in IMON International, Tajikistan’s leading microcredit organisation, to help IMON’s transformation into a bank. “IMON is one of the ...

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Georgian Microfinance Association – MFC New Member

The Microfinance Centre is very happy to welcome on board Georgian Microfinance Association. Welcome to the MFC network, we look forward to our collaborations! See below how the GMA is presenting themselves:   Georgian Microfinance Association was established in August 2009. Its founders are microfinance organizations. The main mission of the Association is to support the development of microfinance sector ...

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MFC Member – Impactiive – Presents Their Insightful Article on Microfinance Sector and COVID-19 Crisis

Microfinance business – Before and After Covid-19 MFC Member, Impactiive, started a series of articles on the microfinance industry current situation and future perspectives. Our Team at the Microfinance Centre found their broad approach and analysis thought-provoking and we recommed that read to any microfinance #professional who wants to start a discussion on the modern challenges which the sector faces. Source: impactiive.com “Starting with ...

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#2020BWC Champion – Microinvest from Moldova – Shares Impressions from the Campaign

MFC Member from Moldova, Microinvest, wants to share with you their BWC activities report. In 2020 Microinvest thanks to their great involvement, enormous work and creative approach reached with Borrow Wisely communications  to 2 674 727 people ! We are very impressed and congratulate the whole team. Microinvest is also the only MFI from Moldova, which is taking part in ...

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3rd AMFA Annual Meeting of Financial Educators -12th February

    Azerbaijan Micro-finance Association (AMFA) cordially invites you to join our Annual Meeting of Financial Educators on “Boosting financial education in digital era”, which will be held on 12th February, 2021 and will start at 10:00 (Baku time) within EU funded project “Accelerating development sustainable micro-entrepreneurship in rural regions of Azerbaijan” (ADSMIRRA). Annual Meeting of Financial Educators professional development meeting ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign – 1st time online*, 7th time fantastic!

2020 greeted everyone with many new challenges. For the Borrow Wisely Campaign it was no different. The formula of BWC had to be modified according to what is happening all around the world due to the pandemic outbreak. Who would imagine that instead of numerous educational events for MFIs clients and staff, the Campaign was forced to move (mostly) to ...

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Opportunity International Announces The Sale of 78% of Opportunity Bank Serbia to Three Impact Investors

 Opportunity International and its investment vehicle, Opportunity Transformation Investments, finalized the sale of 78 percent of Opportunity Bank Serbia (OBS), Opportunity International’s banking operations in Serbia, to a consortium of European values-driven financial institutions. The consortium is led by Triodos Investment Management in the Netherlands, through its Triodos Sicav II Fund and Triodos Fair Share Fund, and includes GLS Bank and UmweltBank, both from Germany. The ...

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