Vietnam Bank for Social Policies- Green credit development: Remarkable contributions and lessons learnt from microfinance

Spending 14 operation and development years, Vietnam Bank for Social Policies is recognized as “the green bank”, providing credit programs for poor households, near-poor households, micro-enterprises etc. to improve business and production and business which are green growth-oriented in rural, remote areas. The forestation development project has helped covering more than 70,000 hectare forests in the central 

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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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A breakthrough in the year 2014 – Vietnam Bank for Social Policies

The year 2014 is remarked as a noticeable milestone in VBSP’s operation for poverty alleviation and social welfare. Its achievments are reportedly recognized by the National Assembly of Vietnam in its supervision report on the implementation of laws and policies for poverty alleviation period 2005-2012. Accordingly the members of the National Assembly have highly spoke 

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Ministry of Health (MOH) and Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) Kick-off Workshop of Technical Assistance Project “Household sanitation: Linking demand with supply”

The Health Environment Management Agency (VIHEMA) – Ministry of Health (MOH) and Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) jointly held the launch workshop of the technical assistance project “Household sanitation: Linking demand with supply” in Hanoi on 20 August 2012. The workshop has participation of Mr. Nguyen Huy Nga – Director of VIHEMA, Mr. Nguyen 

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8.2 million microloans in Vietnam delivered by Vietnam Bank for Social Policies

Among 18 existing lending programs to 18 policy beneficiaries, Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has directed its attention to the lending to the poor, disadvantaged students, business and production households in disadvantaged areas and the lending for safe water and rural environmental sanitation, job creation and housing purposes in 2011. All programs are now 

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Seminar on “The role and orientation of Vietnam Bank for Social Policies up to 2020”

With the support and cooperation of the Japan Economic Research Institute (JERI), the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) organized the seminar on sharing experiences on microfinance activities in the world with the theme “The role and orientation of VBSP towards 2020” in the VBSP Headquarters on 2nd December 2011. Attending the seminar included more 

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Closing Ceremony of Technical Cooperation Project for Vietnam Bank for Social Policies

On October 20th 2011, the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) in collaboration with the Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan (PRI) and Micro Business and Individual Unit, the Japan Finance Corporation, (JFC-Micro), conduct the Closing ceremony for Technical Cooperation Project after over eight launching and implementing years from 2003 to 2011. Present at 

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