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Next Company meeting : 4 Aug 2016 We are hiring a Junior Microfinance Consultant. See link on our website
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Syminvest, the microfinance investment intelligence, provides information on microfinance market, funds and institutions.
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OPIC Expands Existing Guaranty to MFX to $120 million
MFX Solutions, a Washington D.C. based provider of currency hedging services to impact lenders in developing countries, has received a $120m guarantee increase from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Nigeria, New Credit Infrastructure to Improve Access to Credit and Financial Inclusion
While it is clear that access to finance in Nigeria remains a challenge, there is a strong optimism that the business environment will improve in the next five years.
World Bank Approves $450 Million Fund to Support the Poorest in Pakistan
The program includes various measures to improve living conditions of the poor in the country, including expanding banking and financial services and widening the social safety net to cover marginalised communities.
World Bank Approves $450 Million Loan for Affordable Housing in Indonesia
The World Bank has approved $450 million in financing last week to help low-income families in Indonesia acquire affordable homes.
World Bank Group Announces Record $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa
Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a record $57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three fiscal years. Kim then left on a trip to Rwanda and Tanzania to emphasize the Ban...
Kenya and Mongolia Sign MoU to Promote Sustainable Finance
Mongolia and Kenya have both launched national policies or voluntary principles on sustainable finance. National sustainable finance guidelines and principles define how financial institutions can manage environmental and social risks and meet growing financing needs for green and inclusive economic...
IFC Provides $40 Million to Banco CMF to Promote Access to Finance for SMEs in Argentina
“We are pleased to continue strengthening our relationship with Banco CMF, helping improve access to finance for local productive small and medium enterprises, and promoting economic and social growth in Argentina,” said David Tinel, IFC Country Manager in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
The Face of Financial Inclusion in 2025, The Experts’ View
What happens when you bring together a room full of leading thinkers from financial service providers, donors, media organizations, regulatory bodies and start-ups in four different markets, and ask: “What will the future of financial inclusion look like?”
J. Rogers, The Financial Key to Cambodia's Future
As well as having a potentially devastating impact on MFIs in Cambodia, the surprise move to slash and cap microfinance lending rates could deal a heavy blow to the provision of offshore capital to the country, a source which has been crucial to the development not only of MFIs but also SMEs and lar...
TPG Sees Asia Health, Finance Opportunities to Tap Unmet Demand
TPG, the U.S. alternative-investment firm that oversees more than $74 billion, sees opportunities in health care and microlending in Asia to meet untapped demand in some of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Engineering Social Impact: Being a Hardware Entrepreneur is Hard … But Worth It
Lost in the sea of smartphones and brightly-colored apps is an intrepid sort of trailblazer known as the “hardware entrepreneur.” This peculiar specimen of entrepreneur is rarely seen in the wild, but they do indeed exist and their numbers are growing. As the millennial generation of designers, make...
How Water.org ‘Took a Leap of Faith’ into Social Impact Investing
Editor’s note: Throughout 2017, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on the environment for the month of March. Consumer demand is a force that changes the world. Wit...
With New Partner, Wello Rolling Down ‘the Fastest Path to Scale’
Editor’s note: Throughout 2017, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on the environment for the month of March. Social enterprise Wello today announced it will licens...
South Africa’s Energy Schizophrenia: Why Hasn’t the Country Achieved Affordable Power for the Poor?
The predominant historical approach to providing new energy connections has been to extend the existing grid network. In many countries throughout Africa, however, both the public and private sectors have realised that building more centralised energy capacity and extending the grid system using non...
Social Business Roundup: SOCAP Aims for the Mainstream, Cambodia Caps Microcredit, Quali Health Simplifies Health Care
Eyeing ‘Mainstream,’ SOCAP Moves to New Owners In SOCAP’s announcement that it was under new ownership this week, the word “mainstream” is mentioned six times. Indeed, reaching a wider audience is the goal for organizers behind one of the biggest conferences focused on impact investing and socially ...
The Girl Effect: Accelerator Connects Girls in Poverty with Silicon Valley Innovators
The hour-long bus ride into the Zambian capital Lusaka is one of bumps and endless stops to pick up and drop off passengers, but for the young woman with the long braids who sits in the back seat staring out the window, it’s the perfect time to daydream. Her name is Annetty Chama and a […]
The Distributed Economy: Four Ways Blockchain Can Transform MSMEs in Emerging Markets
Together, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are the largest employers in many developing countries, yet their viability suffers from limited access to savings, insurance, credit equity and payments services. According to the International Finance Corporation’s Enterprise Finance Gap Databa...
How Loan Guarantees Are Unlocking Private Capital for Clean Energy and Sustainable Agriculture
MCE Social Capital (MCE), a nonprofit impact investing firm, was founded in 2006 on the belief that loan guarantees – an ancient finance mechanism – can uniquely unlock private sector capital for the more than 2 billion people in the world who lack access to formal financial services, and for the hu...
FinTech’s Elephant Seal Problem
The unique mating ritual of elephant seals confers upon the colony’s strongest male the privilege of mating with almost every female. This honor is usually determined through combat, and often goes to the largest male. Most males then spend their lives growing as large as possible, ignoring the very...
Heeding the Voice of the Planet: Why CSR Isn’t Enough
Throughout this year, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on the environment for the month of March. The Trump Administration in the U.S. has appointed an administ...