2014 VMFWG Annual Report

Ten years of considerable effort and commitment to support microfinance system for sustainable development, significantly contribute the process of building and developing a legal framework for microfinance activities in Vietnam and promote the creation of hunger alleviation, poverty reduction and  →

2013 VMFWG Annual Report

With the commitment of member activities and donor support in 2013 VMFWG has made significant achievements in four areas: Firstly, improve the enabling policy environment for the development of microfinance through successful advocacy of policies prescribing interest rate ceiling for  →

Workshop on Sustainable Interest Rate Setting and Risk Management in Microfinance Institutions (16 May 2013) – Key Messages on Microfinance Interest Rate

Background: These notes summarize the presentations and discussions on sustainable interest rates in microfinance that took place on 16 May 2013 at a workshop organized by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG) and Tinh Thuong Microfinance  →

2012 CMA Report

The Citi Micro-entrepreneur Awards (CMA) program endeavors to recognize the spirit of enterprise that has taken people from poverty to a life of dignity. The awards acknowledge individual micro-entrepreneurs and community owned enterprises that have exhibited a superior ability to emerge from  →

Training Report on: Improving transparency and Visibility for microfinance institutions through MIX

On May 17th 2013, The International Finance Corporation (IFC), Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG) and Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) coordinated the training on “Improving transparency and visibility for Microfinance institutions through MIX”. The object of the training course is to  →

Workshop Report on: Sustainable interest rate setting and Risk management in Microfinance institutions

On 16 May 2013, The Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG), in partnership with Tinh Thuong one member limited liability microfinance institution (TYM) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) conducted a seminar on: Sustainable interest rate setting and Risk management in Microfinance  →

2012 VMFWG Annual Report

        2012 has been a year of significant achievements for VMFWG, with a focus on building a professional and sustainable microfinance industry in Vietnam. Our accomplishments included providing quality services based on member’s needs, with 90% of  →

Report on Micro Pension Seminar: What can Indian experience mean for Vietnam & Regulation of interest rate for microfinance institutions in Vietnam

On 25 March 2013, The Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG), in partnership with Innovations in Financial Inclusion (INFI), with the support of MCNV and WorldGranny, conducted a seminar on: Micro Pension Seminar: What can the Asian Experience mean for Vietnam  →

Social Performance of Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women

The social audit of Thanh Hoa Fund for Poor Women (FPW) was conducted using the Social Performance Indicators (SPI) tool developed by CERISE, a knowledge exchange network for microfinance practitioners. The SPI examines a MFI’s stated social objectives based on  →

Social Performance of Microfinance Fund for Community Development

The social audit of Microfinance Fund for Community Development (MFCDI) was conducted using the Social Performance Indicators (SPI) tool developed by CERISE, a knowledge exchange network for microfinance practitioners. The SPI examines a MFI’s stated social objectives based on four  →