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UNIBEN honours Lapo boss

By Providence Obuh

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) is set to honour Founder, LAPO Microfinance Bank Limited, Mr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, with D.Sc (HonorisCausa) Degree on November 26, 2016.

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Microfinance banks allowed to operate as thrift, rural

THE CENTRAL BANK will soon extend microfinance-oriented banks the option to convert to become regular thrift or rural lenders, following a series of reforms introduced by the regulator to open up the Philippine banking sector.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) through Circular 929 said it will
“allow the conversion of microfinance-oriented thrift banks (TBs) and rural banks (RBs) to regular TBs and RBs as well as the conversion of their microfinance-oriented branches to regular branches,”

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Over 10, 000 Kastina, Zamfara rural women rescued out of poverty

…N28 billion microfinance loan disbursed to 12 states
By Gabriel Ewepu GUSAU –
As Government reiterates its commitment to ensure rural people have financial inclusion, over 10, 000 Kastina and Zamfara States rural women in the past six years have been rescued out of poverty through the Rural Finance Institution Building Programme, RUFIN.

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Kenyan bank strives to promote women development

Formerly known as the Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT), the bank targets women with credit products aimed at empowering them.

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Microfinance companies, a major challenge for financial sector

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Prof Kwesi Botchway

Chairman of National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) is warning that microfinance institutions in the country could pose a major challenge for the entire financial sector if not better supervised.
The crisis bedeviling the microfinance sector, which has seen thousands of customers lose millions of their deposits Professor Kwesi Botchway said could eventually impact on the banking sector negatively.

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10th 'Microfinance Recognition Awards' on October 4

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The first-ever 'Microfinance Recognition Awards' in Pakistan will be presented to more than 30 outstanding institutions, on the occasion of the 10th Pakistan Microfinance Forum 2016, to be held on October 4, 2016, at local hotel in Karachi.
This prestigious series of annual events, organized by SHAMROCK Conferences International attracts regulatory bodies, all the prolific Microfinance Banks, institutions and experts for insightful discussions and strategic planning for a brighter future.

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Oradian named Top 100 African FinTech and winner of the European FinTech Award

Oradian named Top 100 African FinTech and winner of the European FinTech Award

ZAGREB, Croatia, October 4, 2017/ — Oradian, the fintech company from Croatia, claimed its position as a leading technology provider with both a first-place finish in the 

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Small finance banks on deposit mobilisation spree on 1st year of operation

Small finance banks on deposit mobilisation spree on 1st year of operation

With eight out of ten now fully operational, aggressive deposit mobilisation in the first year of operation has turned out to be the key strategy for almost all the new entities.

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Two Nigerian micro finance banks certified globally

Two Nigerian micro finance banks certified globally

Operations of microfinance banks in Nigeria received a boost as two microfinance institutions, Grooming Centre and Fortis Microfinance bank were given the Smart Certification for client protection.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Smart certification provided an independent, objective seal of confidence that a financial institution is doing everything it could to treat its clients well and protect them from harm.The Smart campaign began in 2008 when a group of microfinance industry leaders came together to launch a campaign that establis

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The inventor of microfinance has an idea for fixing capitalism

Muhammad Yunus won the Nobel peace prize for inventing microfinance, the practice of lending small sums at a low interest to allow people to start businesses. And yet he’s not a fan of capitalism.

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