IFC, with MicroSave, will be holding a 4-day workshop (from April 16th – April 20th) for microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Vietnam in collaboration with the Vietnam Microfinance Working Group that will focus on enabling leaders from MFIs in Vietnam to  →

Workshop “Microfinance and Financial Inclusion in Vietnam” & CMA 2017

In the afternoon of March 23, 2018, in Da Nang City, Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG) co-ordinated with  the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and several international organizations to organize the “Microfinance and Financial Inclusion in Vietnam ” Attending the seminar were  →

The 11th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards in Vietnam announced

The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) program is a signature initiative of the Citi Foundation aimed at raising awareness about the importance of microentrepreneurship and microfinance in supporting the financial inclusion and economic empowerment of low-income individuals. The CMA spans more  →


Hanoi – Today, December 15, 2017, the 2017 Vietnam Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA 2017) were organized at InterContinental Westlake Hotel, thanks to the partnership of State Bank of Vietnam, Citi Foundation.Citibank Vietnam, Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG), International Finance Corporation (IFC)  →

European Microfinance Award 2017: Microfinance for housing

€100,000 prize to be awarded on 30th November during European Microfinance Week The 2017 Award “Microfinance for Housing” is intended to highlight the role of microfinance in supporting access to better quality residential housing for low income, vulnerable and excluded groups,  →

2017 Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum

The SEEP Network, in collaboration with Forum Partners, is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment, focusing on bringing down the systemic barriers standing in the way of scalable and sustainable change. The Forum will bring together leading stakeholders in  →

The 2017 SPTF Annual Meeting, Mexico City, June 6-8

Dear SPTF colleagues, Only two weeks left to register!  Join inclusive finance leaders from throughout the world to discuss cutting edge examples and strategies from Latin America and international best practices. Register before May 23:   If you would like your name and  →

23rd Boulder Microfinance Training, 17 July – 4 August 2017

The 23rd Edition of the Boulder MFT in English featuring the Digital Financial Services Track will be held alongside the French language Boulder MFT program and the Rural and Agricultural Finance Program (RAFP) in Turin, Italy from July 17th to August 4th, 2017, by The  →

Innovative Technology for the poor to access financial inclusion in Vietnam through Mobile Money

Over the past ten years, Vietnam has undergone an increasing evolution in information, communications, and technology (ICT) with a telecommunications network covering almost the entire country, and nearly 100% of adults having cell phones. The number of mobile subscribers nationwide  →

Promote financial inclusions for people with disabilities: The case of Vietnam Bank for Social Policies

After more than two years of implementing the project on promoting small finance for people with disabilities (PWDs), the loan disbursement for PWDs reached VND 5,370 million; the loan portfolio reached VND 4,701 million serving 45 customers who include enterprises,  →