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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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Always a winning team || EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar recording

Leaders in Digital Era || Track 1: Leadership in digital era Date: 8 October 2020 Language: English See other webinars within the series Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more and more employees work remotely, and deal with work challenges in a time of volatility, anxiety, fast changing circumstances and many uncontrolled risks. For this reason, leaders must manage not only ...

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Migrant Entrepreneurship Online Conference “Growing Europe”- Every Thursday of September

  Make your September count! After months of lockdown that has disproportionately affected the world’s disadvantaged communities, especially those with their own businesses to run, the need to support these people is more important than ever. The Growing Europe online conference, co-organized by the MAGNET Consortium, brings together migrants, refugees, policy makers, NGOs and the private sector to focus on ...

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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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Microfinance Centre’s Webinars to Help You Cope with COVID-19 Effects – Business in Pandemic

On this webpage you can find information about webinars dedicated to help you go through the difficult time of pandemic. IMPACT OF COVID19 PANDEMIC ON THE MICROFINANCE SECTOR IN EUROPE – WEBINARS AND RESEARCH PAPER WEBINARS’ RECORDINGS (ENGLISH) – HOW TO BUILD A CORPORATE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 WEBINARS OF THE SERIES IN RUSSIAN DESCRIPTIONS OF THE CONTENT ...

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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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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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Coaching for Staff of Microfinance Associations

Coaching for staff of microfinance associations Coaching is a way of supporting people and organizations in achieving their business goals, using their full potential, without telling them what to do or doing it instead of  them. Peer- mentoring extends the scope of available resources by the know-how and experience of the peer from other organizations. Today, these two methods are ...

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