Category: News

African Microfinance Week 2021

From 18 to 22 October 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda.   Join us at the 5th edition of the African Microfinance Week (referred to as “SAM”, the French acronym), the largest inclusive finance conference in Africa! This year, ADA is organizing the SAM on the topic : “One is not born resilient, one becomes it: Fostering…

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Launching The Client Protection Pathway

SPTF and CERISE are thrilled to launch the Client Protection Pathway, a new initiative to support financial service providers (FSPs) to implement client protection. Whether an FSP is just getting familiar with client protection, or has been committed to client protection for years, the Client Protection Pathway will be a valuable resource for their next steps!…

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LabODD Energy Group First Lessons Learned

Access to energy: is a common framework for outcome measurement possible? Within the LabODD, the Energy Group was set up around the desire to share experiences among peers and to define a common framework for measuring, analyzing and reporting outcomes. Over the course of a few meetings, however, a question quickly emerged: is it even…

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LabODD Meeting #4 on September 21, 2021

Meeting LabODD #4 – Tuesday, September 21, 2021  Main focuses on the agenda : Energy Access: lessons learned and next phases for the LabODD Energy Group. Agriculture: launching exchanges on measuring responsible investment in agriculture, in cooperation with IISD and our long-standing partners in the agriculture sector. Plans for LabODD group on Gender. AGENDA &…

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The Client Protection Assessment Tool is available on CERISE website!

Client Protection Self-Assessment Tool for Financial Service Providers   Treating vulnerable clients in a responsible manner should be the bare minimum requirement for providers. This means adapting products, protecting clients from over-indebtedness, treating clients fairly and respectfully, ensuring their privacy, resolving their complaints, and using responsible transparent prices. The Client Protection Self-Assessment Tool (CP SAT)…

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