ITEM 5 Conference: ISCAE, Casablanca

Microfinance Focus Europe, 18 September 2013: ISCAE is hosting the 5th International Conference on Institutional and Technological Environment for Microfinance in Casablanca, Morocco. The business school is holding the event in collaboration with the Burgundy School of

EFSE Loans EUR 5 Million to support MSE Credit Business in Armenia

Microfinance Focus Europe, 16 September 2013: The European Fund for South Eastern Europe (EFSE) – initiated by KfW Development Bank (KfW) with the financial support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the

Head of Equity: Open Position at Triple Jump

Microfinance Focus Europe, 17 September 2013: Triple Jump is seeking a Head of Equity to build and manage a fully-fledged equity team. The Head of Equity will: responsibly develop and manage equity portfolios in emerging markets; contribute

World Bank, IFC to Assist Jordan SMEs

Microfinance Focus Europe, 16 September 2013: The World Bank signed an agreement that will aim to increase SME loans within Jordan. The project is a cooperation between the World Bank group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Both

responsAbility Loans $20 Million to UT Bank Ghana Limited

Microfinance Focus Europe, 13 September 2013: ResponsAbility Social Investments loaned $20 million to UT Bank Ghana Limited. The loan will go toward the support of SMEs. UT Bank has 26 branches. It has approximately 680 employees and

Financial Analysis Course at Microfinance Association

Microfinance Focus Europe, 13 September 2013: The Microfinance Association is hosting a course called Financial Analysis for Microfinance Practitioners. Attendees will learn of the different tools used by MFIs to track a financial institution’s performance over time.

FMO Invests in Further Growth of TBC Bank in Georgia

Microfinance Focus Europe, 12 September 2013: FMO, along with Cordiant, a Canadian investor, and Swedfund, the Swedish development bank, loaned 35 million euro to TBC Bank in Georgia. "This facility will further strengthen TBC Bank€™s tier two

Consultancies in Financial Systems Development

Microfinance Focus Europe, 12 September 2013: AFC Consultants International and the Academy of German Cooperatives (ADG) are looking for Financial Systems Development Experts to serve in short-term and long-term consultancies in partner countries. They will manage long-term

World Bank and SDC Launch Project to Track Migration Impact on Labor, Economy

Microfinance Focus Europe, 11 September 2013: The World Bank and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) have partnered to create the Global Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). The project, co-sponsored by Germany€™s Federal Ministry

Head of SME (AccessBanks) – LFS Financial Systems GmbH

Microfinance Focus Europe, 11 September 2013: LFS Financial Systems GmbH has an open position for Head of SME to work in one of the AccessBanks in an African country that LFS operates in. The Head of SME will