Decision 20/2017-QD-TTg, date 12/6/2017 on regulations on activities of microfinance programs and projects of political organizations, socio-political organizations and non-governmental organizations

To our members and partners, VMFWG would like to sincerely thank you for your cooperation in policy advocacy for microfinance in Vietnam. We share hereby the English version of Decision 20/2017-QĐ-TTg, date 12/6/2017. which is the Decision on regulations on activities  →

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 deposit product for members of Savings and credit groups – Useful Tool for The Poor

During the early 2000s, most poor people wished to participate in the formal savings system but found it difficult to make deposit with tiny amounts. At that time, none among formal financial institutions offered a solution to make savings a  →

The Job Creation Credit Program: Learnt Lessons and Experiences from Vietnam Bank for Social Policies

Over the past thirteen operation years, the job creation loan program from Vietnam Bank for Social Policies has generated new jobs for more than three million laborers, making such a significant contribution to mitigating the unemployment rate from 5.87% in  →

Visit of President of Laos Women’s Union to TYM’s Vinh Phuc Branch

On April 6th 2016, under the framework of the Regional Project among Savings Banks Foundation of International Cooperation (SBFIC), Vietnam Women’s Union/TYM and Laos Women’s Union/Woman and Family Development Fund (WFDF), a delegation of the Laos Women’s Union (LWU) paid  →

Social performance indicators-CERISE SPI4 (update version) with integrated Vietnamese

SOCIAL PERFORMANCE INDICATORS –CERISE SPI4 (UPDATED VERSION) WITH INTEGRATED VIETNAMESE SPI4 is a universal social performance assessment tool which audits the internal processes the MFI has in place for reaching its social mission. With the collaboration with CERISE, VMFWG translated and tested  →

VMFWG HAS CERTIFIED AS A CERISE-SPI AUDITOR

VMFWG HAS CERTIFIED AS A CERISE-SPI AUDITOR In January 2016, the VMFWG’s staffs have been guided by Ms. Therese Marie Rico from Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc. on the use of the SPI4 and worked out the social audit of  →

Workshop on “Dissemination of Circular No.33/2015/TT-NHNN dated 31 December, 2015 on Prudential ratios in operations of microfinance institutions”

On April, 15th 2016, in Hanoi, SBV coordinated with the French Development Agency (AFD) to organize the Workshop on Dissemination of circular No.33/2015/TT-NHNN dated 31 December, 2015 on prudential ratios in operations of microfinance institutions. The workshop was under the project on Technical support  →

Document No. 1596/VPCP-KTTH Government Office regarding to the pilot extension of micro-insurance activities

On March 14, 2016 Vietnam Microfinance Working Group received Document No. 1596/VPCP-KTTH Government Office regarding to the pilot extension of micro-insurance activities. Details are as follow: Pursuant to the request of Vietnam Women’s Union according to Document No. 26/TTr-ĐCT dated 30th  →

Capital aid fund for Women’s economic development has successfully organized the 2016 Labor Meeting.

On 29/01/2016, Tien Giang Capital aid fund for Women’s Economic Development (CWED) had organized successfully the Labour Conference in 2016. The conference took place in joyful and excited atmosphere with the participation of: –          Mrs Nguyen Kim Ven – The  →