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Call for proposals

Call for Proposals English version      Русская версия “Increasing Access to Finance for the Rural Population of Belarus” Project, implemented by Republican Microfinance Center (Belarus) with support of USAID, (hereinafter – Project) is required to conduct 2-day training course on microfinance for economically active rural population and microenterprises in rural areas” (16 academic hours) for the Belarusian leasing and non-profit microfinance institutions ...

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The Microfinance CEO FORUM

    The Microfinance CEO FORUM is a global professional and business networking opportunity for senior executives from the microfinance sector to share the experiences and learn from their peers in a relaxed and trustful environment. Our objectives • Allow members to build business and professional relationships to better address the challenges and opportunities in the microfinance sector • Provide ...

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#MFC2017 Join peer CEOs from MFC Network (free of charge for MFC Members)!

The forum brings CEOs (26-27 May, Sarajevo)  to allow peer sharing as well as interaction with today’s high-level experts in organizational strategy and performance. We will welcome Andy Fleming from Way to Grow (USA) to discuss “culture as strategy” approach as well as David Collis from Harvard Business School (USA) on crafting a meaningful strategy. If you are interested in ...

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#BWC2017 Join us! Borrow Wisely Campaign

In October 2017, the MFC and leading financial institutions from across the ECA region will launch the fourth annual Borrow Wisely Campaign. Our aim? To radically improve our clients’ financial literacy levels. Campaign partners will use posters, leaflets, brochures and videos to deliver our key financial literacy messages. As in previous years, partners will also use SMS, online videos, social ...

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Call for nominations for 2017 Financial Inclusion Ambassador Award

  MFC is launching the third edition of the Ambassador Award for the MFC members and partners’ advocacy efforts towards financial inclusion. Share your tips for effective advocacy! This year we are seeking members (organizations and/or individuals), who significantly contributed to the successful process of promotion or advocacy for financial inclusion, at the country level or at the EU level. ...

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MFC members are invited to participate in the CEO Summit!

MFC members are invited to participate in the CEO Summit, which will take place in Sarajevo on 26-27 May, 2017. This Summit will follow the MFC Annual Conference, and will be held in the same venue. Over these one and a half days, our aim is to create an atmosphere of mutual trust and support so that we might foster ...

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External Publications 2015-2017

The 2016-17 State of Housing Microfinance: Understanding the Business Case for Housing Microfinance The 2016-17 State of Housing Microfinance, based upon a survey of 101 housing microfinance practitioners, is composed of insights and findings regarding practitioners’ perceptions of the challenges and opportunities facing housing microfinance, successful implementation strategies, and the performance of housing microfinance portfolios. Using a simple framework to analyze these responses ...

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Start-up ecosystem research – first country visit in Albania

On 27/02 – 3/03/2017 the first country visit of MFC took place in Tirana, Albania. During the visit discussions were held with leading Albanian MFIs (AgroInvest, BESA Fund, Crimson Finance Fund, FedInvest NOA, UniFin), the development agency AIDA, and UNDP. The discussions revealed growing interest of microfinance institutions in serving more start-up enterprises recognizing their unique challenges and needs. The ...

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Join us in Warsaw! Human Resources Managers Peer Learning Workshop

CEO FORUM is pleased to announce a peer learning workshop for Human Resources Managers “Succession Planning and Workforce Development” to be held March 24-25 in Warsaw (Poland). The workshop will focus on the topic of succession planning and professional development, and will discuss strategies how to develop a succession plan that maximizes existing assets, while identifying and developing new talent for years ...

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