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European Microfinance Award update

​​​e-MFP launches call for proposals


>> More information, detailed criteria and online application 

​​>> Visit the e-MFP related blog entry with further award ​details ​

>> Related news: Digital financial inclusion takes off for Tanzania member​​​







BRUSSELS, 21 April 2017 – The European Microfinance Platform ​(e-MFP) has just launched a call for proposals for the 8th European Microfinance Award 2017 “Microfinance for Housing”. 

The 2017 award is intended to highlight the role of microfinance in supporting access to better quality residential housing for low income, vulnerable and excluded groups, with no or limited access to housing finance in the mainstream sector.  The 2017 Award aims to recognise institutions with initiatives that respond to the complex housing needs of their target clients by providing them with a variety of financial and non-financial services.  

The Award of €100,000 is granted by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs – Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs and is jointly organised by the Ministry, the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg (InFiNe.lu). It will be presented on 30th November 2017 during the European Microfinance Week in Luxembourg. 

All applications must be supported in writing by an e-MFP member. WSBI is a founding member and holds a Board seat at the e-MFP. Members interested in applying for the Award are invited to inform and request WSBI support by 5th May 2017. The closing date for applications is 22nd May 2017, 23.59 CET. 

>> More information, detailed criteria and online application 

​​>> Visit the e-MFP related blog entry with further award ​details ​

>> Related news: Digital financial inclusion takes off for Tanzania member​​​




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