Tag Archives: microfinance

EBRD loans EUR 5 million to Enda Tamweel, the largest microfinance institution in Tunisia

EBRD signs a €5 million (TND 17 million) loan with Enda Tamweel for its disbursement to Tunisian MSMEs Local currency financing will support lending to local MSMEs Only 15 per cent of MSMEs in the country have bank loans LONDON, 07-12-2018 … Read the full press release

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation loans USD 2 million to FINCA Microfinance Company Jordan for on-lending to MSMEs

Credit facility will help drive financial inclusion by expanding access to working capital loans Montrouge, France, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation will provide a USD 2 million loan to FINCA Microfinance Company Jordan (FINCA Jordan), a FINCA … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €5 million to microfinance provider MKF Partner in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Loan to microfinance provider MKF Partner will be invested in residential sector EBRD loan of up to €5 million to MKF Partner, a microfinance institution Energy efficiency loans to residents and vendors of green technology Increasing availability of finance to … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO loans USD 10 million to microfinance organisation VisionFund International (VFI)

THE HAGUE, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FMO, the Dutch development bank, has provided a five-year loan of USD 10 million to VisionFund International (VFI), a global microfinance organisation. This transaction will benefit the end clients of VFI’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) … Read the full press release

Cornell University, INSEAD and WIPO released the Global Innovation Index 2013 as Switzerland ranks #1

Geneva, 25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The United States rejoined the five most-innovative nations and the United Kingdom moved up to the third spot while Switzerland retained its place atop the rankings in the Global Innovation Index 2013, published by Cornell University, … Read the full press release

EBRD lends €1.5M to microfinance institution Kreditimi Rural i Kosoves LLC (KRK) in Kosovo

12-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €1.5 million loan to Kreditimi Rural i Kosoves LLC (KRK) – the third largest non-bank microfinance institution in Kosovo by total assets – for on-lending to … Read the full press release

Johanna Hietalahti of University of Helsinki: Microcredits should not be marketed as a panacea for development

The importance of microcredits in reducing poverty among women in developing countries has been exaggerated Helsinki, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Microcredits should not be marketed as a panacea for development. They are connected to other livelihood strategies targeting women, plus they cannot … Read the full press release