Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum

The BWTP Network will convene the inaugural Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum will take place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 11-14 July 2016. This new Forum will explore and discuss the differences, similarities and opportunities for achieving financial inclusion within this unique region. The Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum is an initiative of BWTP and organized by 

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Lanka Financial Services For Underserved Settlements (LFSUS)

A tripartite agreement between “Janamithu Lanka Limited-( JLL)”, National Development Bank (NDB) and “Lanka Financial Services For Underserved Settlements- (LFSUS)” was signed to disburse SLR: 10.0mn loan among 87 low income families assisting 363 beneficiaries in down South area through JLL branch network to uplift their housing standards and to develop infrastructure facilities to create 

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Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) How Consumer protection is conducted by VBSP in Vietnam

HOW CONSUMER PROTECTION CONDUCTED BY VBSP IN VIETNAM? Over the last years, the micro finance sector worldwide is arguing about the high lending interest rate or overdue debt of the clients, from Bolivia to Bangladesh, India and South Africa. The successful practices of microfinance so far has revealed growing evidence that the poor completely can 

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Lanka Microfinance Practitioners’ Association The progress of the Sri Lankan Microfinance regulation process

The progress of the Sri Lankan Microfinance regulation process Since its inception nearly a decade ago the LMFPA has made constant efforts to introduce a regulatory framework for the microfinance sector of Sri Lanka. During the past decade there had been more than 5 drafts of the microfinance act and during each time the LMFPA 

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Berendina Microfinance Institute WPF field officer award

BMI 2015 Whole Planet Foundation Field Officer Award Finalist Microfinance officers in the field dedicate themselves to achieving both the client’s wellbeing and the Organization’s objectives. Whole Planet Foundation (WPF), one of the main funding partners of Berendina Microfinance Institute (BMI), recognizes the significant contribution field officers make and conducts a global award program for 

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