Microfinanceweek

Microfinance Tech Summit

About the Conference Microfinance is considered as a tool to alleviate poverty in Africa, as it contributes a big percentage on access to finance for many African lives. This is the only way to reach low-income people and those who live in rural area. A digital approach will serve to reduce cost and will provide an effective and efficient serve to clients for the microfinance institution. Microfinance Technology Summit aims to create and strengthen bond between Microfinance institutions and technology companies who...

18th Annual Global Microfinance Forum

The current post-pandemic economic environment has significantly changed the microfinance sector: MFIs’ operations, portfolio, and liquidity, as well as ways of cooperation and information exchange with the other microfinance stakeholders. Many financial markets see the changing value of the local currencies, prices for goods and services, and costs of hedging, and decreasing opportunities of attracting the new investments. In addition, a slowdown in the real economy makes the clients of MFIs even more vulnerable, hence it requires the respective transformation of existing systems, policies, and approaches. Uniglobal’s 18th Annual Global Microfinance...

The African Microfinance Week (SAM 2021)

Theme: Resilience, Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for the African Inclusive Finance Sector SAM is the biggest microfinance event in Africa which takes place every two years in an African country. SAM provides a neutral platform for knowledge exchange on microfinance issues in the continent by bringing all stakeholders together. Previous SAM conferences have been held in Arusha, Tanzania; Dakar, Senegal; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. AFRACA was one of the organizers in the 2019 African Microfinance Week. Objectives of the SAM...

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