Our Latest EaSI Technical Assistance Workshop in Poland Was Well Received by Participants

Date: 11 June 2019

Location: Warsaw, Poland

Topic: Current regulatory challenges

The European Commission sponsored a day-long microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance Programme, which took place in Warsaw (Poland) on 11 June 2019.

This event, co-hosted by the Polish Union of Loan Funds, helped better understand Polish microfinance regulations and identify solutions to current challenges they face. Discussion topics included the practical aspects of debt collection and relevant regulations.

Participants included delegates from Polish microfinance institutions and loan funds interested to learn from best practices and experience sharing with focus on the latest developments in debt collection.

Workshop feedback was extremely positive, with participants giving it an average score of 4.5 out of 5. This shows a high level of satisfaction among participants, with a high number of people rating the event as “very good” or “excellent” overall. In particular, participants valued highly the facilitator’s knowledge and skills, as well as the content of the workshop. One participant noted: “the training was very informative and focused on the topic”.

The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation is under the direct management of the European Commission – Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. The EaSI Technical Assistance services support public and private financial intermediaries of the microfinance sector in Europe with a wide range of activities aimed at increasing the quality of their internal processes, enhancing access to finance for vulnerable groups in particular, and creating a sustainable European microfinance ecosystem.

This initiative has received financial support from the European Union
Programme for Employment and Social Innovation “EaSI” (2014-2020).
For further information please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi

The information contained in this publication does not necessarily reflect the official position of the European Commission.