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List of e-MFP members

Press Releases 2023

25 September:  Finalists for the European Microfinance Award 2023 on 'Inclusive Finance for Food Security & Nutrition' Announced

Press Releases 2022:

22 November: e-MFP’s hybrid European Microfinance Week 2022 closes – with discussion of successes, disappointments, and future opportunities

18 November: Banco FIE (Bolivia) wins the European Microfinance Award 2022 on 'Financial Inclusion that Works for Women'

17 November: Hybrid #EMW2022 opens, with storms weathered, but challenges – internal and external – still ahead

26 September: Bancamía, Banco FIE, and Kashf Foundation announced as Finalists for European Microfinance Award 2022 on 'Financial Inclusion that Works for Women' (en français, en espanol)

Press Releases 2021:

22 November: e-MFP’s online European Microfinance Week 2021 closes – with climate change, impact measurement, health care, and financial inclusion for women top of the sector’s agenda

18 November:Fonkoze has won the €100,000 prize awarded by the Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs of the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.

17 November: Online #EMW2021 Opens, with Call to Action on Climate Change and Women's Empowerment

28 September: CRECER IFD, Dreamlopments Ltd. and Fonkoze announced as Finalists for European Microfinance Award 2021 on Inclusive Finance & Health Care

Press Releases 2020:

23 November: Virtual European Microfinance Week 2020 Wraps Up - Taking Stock of the Impact of 2020 and Discussing How to ‘Build Back Better’

19 November: Muktinath Bikas Bank Ltd., Winner of the European Microfinance Award 2020

18 November: “Past Imperfect; Future Tense”: Online European Microfinance Week 2020 Begins, for a Financial Inclusion Sector with Much to Discuss…

6 October: Buusaa Gonofaa Microfinance, Muktinath Bikas Bank and RENACA-Bénin announced as Finalists for European Microfinance Award 2020 on Encouraging Effective & Inclusive Savings

Press Releases 2019:

25 November - Urgent call for action on climate change and debate on the philosophies of choice and responsability wrap up EMW 2019

22 November - APA Insurance Ltd receives the 10th European Microfinance Award in recognition of its response to "Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change" 

21 November - Resilience to Climate Change top of the Agenda at European Microfinance Week 2019

23 September - APA, ASKI and FDL announced as Finalists for European Microfinance Award 2019 “Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change” (French version, Spanish version

Press Releases 2018:

26 November - e-MFP launches Financial Inclusion Compass 2018 – first inaugural e-MFP Survey of Financial Inclusion Trends

19 November 2018 - Debating technology, partnerships, trends and institutions: EMW 2018 finishes with a look at past, present and future

16 November 2018 - Advans Côte d’Ivoire, an Ivorian microfinance institution, wins the European Microfinance Award for “Financial Inclusion through Technology (French version)

15 November 2018 - European Microfinance Week 2018 Opens with Focus on Potential – and Threats – of FinTech Revolution

September 2018 - Advans CI, ESAF Small Finance Bank, and KMF announced as Finalists for European Microfinance Award on Financial Inclusion through Technology (French version, Spanish version)

Press Releases 2017:

4 December 2017 - Both Optimism & Cautionary Tales As European Microfinance Week Wraps Up

1 December 2017 - Cooperativa de Ahorro y Préstamo Tosepantomin (Mexico), winner of the 2017 European Microfinance Award (FR version, ES version)

30 November 2017 - Affordable Housing Headlines Day One of European Microfinance Week 2017 (FR version)

2 October 2017 - Finalists for the 2017 European Microfinance Award are announced (FR version, ES version)

Press Releases 2016:

21 November 2016 - European Microfinance Week wraps up with debate on digital finance’s threat to traditional microfinance

18 November 2016 - Kashf Foundation, winner of the 7th European Microfinance Award "Microfinance and Access to Education" (FR version)

17 November 2016 - Celebrating ten years of inclusive finance at European Microfinance Week 2016 (FR version)

26 September 2016 - Fundación Génesis Empresarial, Kashf Foundation, and Opportunity Bank of Uganda announced as Finalists for 7th European Microfinance Award on Access to Education (French version, Spanish version)

Press Releases 2015:

23 November 2015 - Press release: European Microfinance Week wraps up with look ahead to future of microfinance

20 November 2015 - Press release: Crédit Rural de Guinée Wins 6th European Microfinance Award, for Innovative Response to Ebola Outbreak

19 November 2015 - Press release: European Microfinance Week (#emw2015) Focuses on Financial Inclusion for Sustainable Development

24 September 2015 - Press Release: Crédit Rural de Guinée, The First Microfinance Institution - Syria and TSKI from the Philippines announced as Finalists for 6th European Microfinance Award in Post-Disaster, Post-Conflict Areas & Fragile States

Press Releases 2014:

17 November 2014 - Press release: European Microfinance Week wraps up with tribute to breadth and depth of e-MFP's members' work in developing better markets

13 November 2014 - Press release:5th European Microfinance Award and new Memorandum of Understanding between the Luxembourg Government and the EIB

12 November 2014 - Press release: European Microfinance Week kicks off with focus on developing better markets

24 September 2014 - Press release on the finalists for the 5th European Microfinance Award