Category: SPI4

Interview to Mirjana Panin, Head of Social Impact and Communications at Opportunity Bank Serbia

[Extracts] OBS is part of Opportunity International network. The organization was founded in 2002 and now has more than 54,000 borrowers and about 30,000 savers. OBS is practically the only source of financing for small farmers and microentrepreneurs in Serbia. The Bank was the first in the country to become a member of the Global Alliance…

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The SPI4 Audit Guide available in Spanish!

A practical guide on how to conduct an audit and analyze the SPI4 indicators. Available on the SPI4 Resources page. Download the Audit Guide in Spanish Many thanks to the people who have contributed to the translation: Mariana Landaverde, Tomas Rodriquez and Ursula Fuerstenau.

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Inclusive Digital Future: SPTF and Smart Campaign’s Summit on Responsible Finance in Action

Nairobi, Kenya from June 25th to 27th Over the course of this three-day international forum – organized in partnership with MSC (Microsave Consulting) and ADA – SPTF and Smart Campaign will confront the most pressing financial inclusion question of the day: How do we promote inclusion and trust in digital financial services while fostering innovation…

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22nd MFC Annual Conference

29–31 May 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Microfinance Centre’s Annual Conference is one of the most significant regional events in the sector. This year, the Conference will tackle the practical side of digitalization in inclusive finance. CERISE will take part into the speed networking session with fintechs and investors. Join us on Thursday, 30 May…

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Study on Social Performance Management in Microfinance

Practices, results and challenges analyzed by Mathilde Bauwin, ADA, in collaboration with CERISE Download the full study (in English) Since 2014, CERISE has been supporting microfinance institutions (MFIs) wishing to evaluate their social performance management practices, thanks to the SPI4 social audit tool, fully aligned with the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management. CERISE centralizes…

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