Category: Event

Gender-Blind or Gender-Aware?

Social Performance Management and Women’s Financial Inclusion Article prepared by SPTF   From our earliest days, CERISE + SPTF has stressed a simple message. Social performance management is nothing more—but also nothing less—than a way of doing business that puts customers at the center. The trick, of course, is that doing business this way requires…

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Client Protection Training for the leading practitioners in Egypt

On January 11-13, 2022, CERISE + SPTF worked with the World Bank (WB) and the Egyptian Federation of Microfinance (EMF) to deliver a training on Client Protection to the country’s most prominent practitioners. Forty-three representatives of Egyptian Banks, Microfinance Companies, and NGOs—representing 90% of the national microfinance market—participated actively in the three-day training designed to…

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SAM and EMW 2021 – Focus on outcomes measurement

This year, CERISE was thrilled to take part in the African Microfinance Week (SAM) in Kigali in October, and in the virtual edition of the European Microfinance Week (EMW) in November. During the SAM, CERISE conducted various trainings in collaboration with SPTF, among which one was specifically focusing on clients’ outcomes measurement (picture above). The…

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European Microfinance Week 2021

17-19 November, Online   Building on the experience from the 2020 edition, EMW 2021 will be online again. e-MFP will provide a rich programme and for the first time two days dedicated to training. On November 17, CERISE will hold a LabODD meeting on the concrete use of client data for decision-making in inclusive finance, in connection…

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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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