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Mifos 2.6.0 – Free MIS Software for Microfinance

Mifos is a community of of microfinance institutions, technology professionals, business people, volunteers, and contributors with a vision to  create and deploy technology that allows the microfinance industry to scale. It has released Mifos 2.6.0 (Esha K) – the latest release of our free software for managing the delivery of financial services to the poor. […]

A Free Manual on Human Resource Policy for Microfinance and NGOs

If your organization is implementing a microfinance project or setting up a microfinance company, it is important to consider its management requirements to make it sustainable and effective. Human resources development is a major component of building strong community-based institutions. If you are seeking to compile information on how to develop a human resource policy […]

Microfinance Capacity Building Fund: Second Call for Proposals

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has announced a new funding opportunity through its second call for proposals for the AfDB Microfinance Capacity Building Fund. Grants raning from  US $200,000 to US $500,000 per project, depending on the activity, and will be given to approximately 6-8 awardees under this Fund. The Fund invites rating and […]

New Version Mifos 2.5 – Free MIS Software for Microfinance

Mifos is a community of of microfinance institutions, technology professionals, business people, volunteers, and contributors with a vision to  create and deploy technology that allows the microfinance industry to scale. It has released Mifos 2.5 – the latest release of our free software for managing the delivery of financial services to the poor. It includes […]

2012 WWB Fellowship Program- Seeking Fellows

Deadline: February 24, 2012. Countries/Region:Asia, Africa,Latin America WWB Fellowship Program enables future global leaders in microfinance and women’s economic empowerment to experience the challenges and rewards of contributing to an organization that works diligently to create financial opportunities for low income women. Over a 2-year period, Fellows will deliver solutions for the organization and the […]

Gender Consultant for Women in Rural Economy Research in Latin America-Women’s World Banking (WWB)

DEADLINE: February 3, 2012 Countries/Region:Colombia,Peru WWB is an international microfinance support organization and network of 39 microfinance institutions in 27 countries. The mission of WWB is to expand the economic assets, participation and power of low-income women and their households by helping them access financial services, knowledge and markets. Women’s World Banking (WWB) in collaboration […]

Global Partnerships lends $2.5M to two Colombian MFIs

A loan of $2.5 million is extended to two Colombian MFIs, by Social Investor Global Partnerships. The two MFISs receiving the loan are Fundación Amanecer and Contactar. Global Partnerships’ Social Investment Fund 2010 (SIF 2010), which is a five-year, $25 million debt fund, has provided the loan. The first loan of $1 million was made […]

Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund invests in Jinnah Welfare Society

Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) has started an equity fund that will be invested in microfinance institutions. This fund will help PPAF reach its goal of making commercial financing easily accessible and increasing growth in rural areas.

Norwegian microfinance fund leads Rs.250 Million equity investment in Utkarsh

An INR 250 Million Series B investment in Utkarsh Microfinance Pvt. Limited has been led by the Norwegian Microfinance Initiative’s Frontier Fund KS

Iraq’s microfinance institutions to hold conference on financial inclusion

An Inclusive Financial Services Stakeholders Conference will be held in Erbil on October 3 and 4.

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