41 organisations from 27 countries compete for the European Microfinance Award 2019
The preliminary application round for the €100,000 European Microfinance Award 2019 on Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change has now closed, and we are delighted to announce that 41 organisations from 27 countries have applied.
The field of applicants is very diverse. They include 18 non-bank financial institutions, 5 banks, 4 NGOs, 2 cooperatives/credit unions, 2 insurance companies, 2 networks/associations, 2 social enterprises, 2 companies, 1 technical service provider, 1 private foundation, 1 insurance broker, and 1 agricultural organisation. 14 are based in Latin and Central America, 11 from sub-Saharan Africa, 8 from South Asia, 4 from South-East Asia, 2 from Eastern Europe, 1 from Central Asia and 1 from the Middle East.
These applications will now be considered against a range of criteria, with some of them contacted by early May to submit a full application for Round 2.
Congratulations and thank you to the organisations that have applied, and good luck!
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