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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 6 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Since its launch in 2010, the European Progress Microfinance Facility (EPMF), supported by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank and managed by the EIF, has mobilised almost EUR 400m of overall support in the form of guarantees (EPMF-FMA) and cash products (EPMF-FCP) to some 43 000 micro borrowers, many belonging to vulnerable groups with limited access to traditional funding channels.

    Under EPMF-FCP more than 45 transactions were signed in the form of senior loans, subordinated loans or risk sharing loans, for a total commitment of EUR 196m with MFIs, leasing...

  • Jul 11 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm


    On one hectare of land, Faustina, a widowed noncommercial farmer in Rwanda, grows just enough maize, as well as small amounts of millet and peanuts, to feed her family. She doesn’t use financial instruments and has no insurance; when crops fail, she must either consume less or work more. “I used to save a little in a box at home,” she says. “I would use it for food or health in times of need. But now it’s difficult for me.” She hopes one to day to...

Past Events

Recordings From Past Events

Profiling Credit Risk for the Informal Sector
Oct 3 2012 - 2:30am
Morgan Stanley World Headquarters, 1585 Broadway, New York City

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