Tag Archives: COVID-19

COVID-19 Crisis and Digitalization – Webinar Series | EaSI Technical Assistance

The European Union is offering this webinar to microfinance institutions (MFI) interested in exploring the impact of the pandemic on MSME oriented finance in Europe and what can be done to support FIs to transition into a post pandemic world.   What are the webinars about?  The first webinar will discuss the challenges that the practitioners are facing one year ...

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CGAP Global Pulse Survey of Microfinance Institutions – Please Respond Before 15th December

Launched in June and running through December 2020, the CGAP Global Pulse Survey of Microfinance Institutions is the first survey that aims to capture the full picture of COVID-19’s impact on microfinance at the global, regional, and national levels. By offering a full understanding of how the impact is playing out across the sector, the survey is designed to help ...

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Emotionally Intelligent Organizational Culture || EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar recording

Leaders in Digital Era|| Track 1: Leadership in digital era   Date: 10 December 2020  Language: English See other webinars within the series The current challenges that MFIs face in 2020 make emotional intelligence more important than ever before. COVID-19 crisis only boosted the activities in digital world; both clients and staff suffer from insecurity and market risks. At the same ...

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The Will of Microfinance Institutions to Maintain Their Activities During Covid-19 Crisis

Source : Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation ADA, Inpulse and the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation have collaborated to monitor and analyse the effects of the Covid-19 crisis for their partner microfinance institutions worldwide. This monitoring was carried out regularly throughout the year 2020 in order to have a better vision of the situation’s evolution. Through this regular and in-depth analysis, we ...

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Leaders in Digital Era

#LiDE is a series of webinars that aim at equipping leaders in microfinance institutions with the necessary skills and understanding of tools to effectively lead a team in digital world.   The idea was developed based on lessons learnt from the Digital Literacy Bootcamp  devoted to digital transformation in microfinance.  The webinars help microfinance leaders in building the always winning team, by:  [Track ...

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Borrow Wisely Campaign 2020 – the 7th edition in October

News: 2021 Edition of the Borrow Wisely Campaign is Open for Applications! 2020 edition’s results | 2021BWC invitation Big THANK YOU and first impressions 7th Edition of the Borrow Wisely Campaign Has Started Right Now! #BorrowWisely is kicking off in TWO WEEKS!   Check out: BWC in pandemic – Participating Institutions – BWC basics – BWC last year   October will ...

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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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