Here you can find the Microfinanza's study on financial inclusion of refugees in Jordan and Uganda, commissioned by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation.
The study points out current opportunities and challenges involved in the financial inclusion of the refugee communities, and provides useful recommendations for the various stakeholders operating with refugees at the market, assistance and informal level.
The financial inclusion of the refugee communities results a challenge requiring the involvement of various stakeholders coordinated within a unique ecosystem.
You can download the reports by clicking in the links below:
On the website of FinDev Gateway, drawing on the findings from the studies, they share their top five recommendations for financial service providers (FSPs) willing to contribute to the financial inclusion of refugees.
In these days the Microfinanza team in partnership with Tadbeer started the field work for the implementation of the “Microfinance Impact Assessment in Afghanistan”. The project has been commissioned by the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA) with the objective to determine the impact of microfinance interventions on the beneficiary households in Afghanistan.
The field work will assess the impact of microfinance interventions (general objective) and the results of the survey may guide MISFA and other stakeholders for future investments as well as for supporting future development programs.
The main findings of the impact assessment will guide and support policy makers and microfinance operators in improving the overall access to the finance environment and orient donors and partners in providing tailored support.
Net Houses are a promising technology to facilitate the activity of Small Holder Farmers, especially in horticulture reducing the need of pesticides, increasing yield and advancing towards organic farming.
Microfinanza Srl has been providing expertise in the key issue of facilitating the relationship between technology providers and financial institution, in order to make the necessary resources accessible to smallholder farmers
"Agriculture is typically a challenging sector for the Microfinance world for a series of reasons:
Some picture from the three-days of conference in San Servolo
where Microfinanza Srl held the Committe #3 together with ILO and MFC:
"Financial education: Be a participant!"
and participated as RITMI's member to the Committee #10:
"Financial Education as a vehicle to add value to migrants and refugees’ economic and social capital"