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As an Offical Support Partner of Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum, Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG) is pleased to inform you the information about Scholarship Opportunities and Early-bird discount for the registration.


The inaugural Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum will take place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 11-14 July 2016.

 This new Forum will explore and discuss the differences, similarities and opportunities for achieving financial inclusion within this unique region.

“The Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum is an ideal opportunity to share ideas and solutions to build a stronger regional economy.” BWTP Network Chairman, Chandula Abeywickrema

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Criteria: residents of a developing country within the Greater Mekong Subregion – Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, and People’s Republic of China
  • Requirements for scholarship recipients:

– No more than one applicant per organisation will be accepted

– Individual is willing and able to attend both days of the Forum from 12 – 13 July 2016

– Deadline: 03/06/2016

– For more information: please click here

Early bird registration

  • Criteria: members ofThe Vietnam Microfinance Working Group (VMFWG).
  • Value:

– $100 early-bird discount for delegates who register before the 13th of May 2016

– A 10% Group Discount is also available to organisations that wish to register 4 or more delegates.

– Deadline: 13/05/2016

– For more information: please click here

The 1st Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum is an initiative of the Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP) and organized by the Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) and Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s SHIFT programme, which receives donor support from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The Forum is being hosted by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC).

For more information, visit:

Discount and Scholarship – Mekong FI Forum