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 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  →

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  →

TYM successfully celebrated the opening ceremony of the branch Quynh Luu district, Nghe An

On March 10,2016 morning with the solemn atmosphere, TYM has successfully celebrated the opening ceremony of the branch Quynh Luu in Nghe An In 2009, to meet the needs of the people, TYM has established a branch in Dien Chau  →

ThanhHoa microfinance institution implements loan product for ethnic minorities and vulneralble groups

At the moment, the poor and near poor who search for an increase in income in Ha Trung district is still facing many difficulties such as shortage of working capital, means of production, or knowledge of business, … Therefore, instead  →

“Notes on Microfinance” number 9

Note No. 9 mainly talk about massify credit granted by banks before and during the period of financial crisis in 2008. José claim that one factor contributing to this crisis was banks sacrificing control over credit in exchange for larger  →