Jul 16, 2018

ILO's Impact Insurance Academy, 10th – 14th September 2018 in Turin, Italy is a unique opportunity to learn from the ten years of experience and innovations in inclusive insurance facilitated by the ILO's Impact Insurance Facility

Jul 03, 2018

Today, e-MFP is pleased to have launched its inaugural Survey of Financial Inclusion Trends, giving e-MFP members, opinion leaders and sector stakeholders the chance to score and comment on the importance and direction of particular financial inclusion trends, as well as to express any opinions on what they think - or hope - will be the future of the sector.

May 14, 2018

The 44th Midi de la Microfinance becomes the Midi de la Microassurance (Microinsurance) with international experts invited to discuss the innovations in Nicaragua and the Philippines regarding the development of these essential services to protect the microfinance clients

May 02, 2018

"Caveat Venditor: Towards a Conceptual Framework for Buyer Selection in Responsible Microfinance Exits" - new research commissioned by NpM, in partnership with the e-MFP Investor Action Group and the Financial Inclusion Equity Council (FIEC). This new paper written by Sam Mendelson and Daniel Rozas goes beyond raising questions, and seeks to provide a template to help investors navigate the complex terrain of "responsible exits."

Apr 20, 2018

Our Spring 2018 Newsletter is now out with: Launch of the European Microfinance Award 2018 Financial Inclusion through Technology - details of how to apply for the €100,000 prize; Publication of our latest European Dialogue, Microfinance for Housing: Building New Foundations in Housing Finance; "Microfinance in the Americas from the Point of View of an Investor", an article from our member BNP Paribas; BlueOrchard looks at "SMEs and SDGs: Supporting Small and Medium Enterprises to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals"; Social performance pioneer CERISE celebrates its 20th anniversary; Insights from the recent 2018 SPTF Annual Meeting/Customer Centricity Learning event; Updates from our Action Groups plus all the latest news and activities from e-MFP and its members complete the edition.

Apr 12, 2018

'Building New Foundations in Housing Microfinance' draws on the fascinating and diverse housing programmes of the 2017 Award winner and semi-finalists and distills the varied initiatives into seven factors for success.

Mar 08, 2018

This week with International Women's Day, there's a lot of discussion on how to serve women clients better. During EMW we took at look at understanding women and their needs within the environment in which they live

Feb 03, 2017

Financial Inclusion. Housing. How often have you seen the two concepts appear together? If you think rarely – you’re not alone. Housing finance is that mysterious niche that crops up from time to time, but rarely makes headlines in our sector. And that’s both a conundrum and a shame.

May 29, 2015

"More Inclusive Finance for Youth: Scalable and Sustainable Delivery Models for Financial and Non-Financial Services" has just been released by the e-MFP Youth Financial Inclusion Action Group