Truelift engages with Bolivian leaders

  Truelift’s Director JD Bergeron and Steering Committee Co-Chair Carmen Velasco recently returned from a successful trip to La Paz, Bolivia. Carmen and JD participated in a seminar-workshop called Social Performance Management and Risk Management in Financial Entities. The event was co-sponsored by FINDETO (Finanzas de Todos), the Dutch donor organization Hivos, Dutch social investor Oikocredit, … Continue reading

Truelift welcomes Red Financiera Rural as its first network third-party verifier

Truelift welcomes Red Financiera Rural as its first network third-party verifier

March 11, 2014- Truelift has partnered with Red Financiera Rural (RFR), the microfinance network in Ecuador, to provide key support in Truelift’s efforts to renew the focus on pro-poor microfinance. RFR is widely respected as a pioneer in promoting social performance management, including practitioner use of the PPI and compliance with client protection principles. In the … Continue reading

Savings outreach: what are we measuring?

Savings outreach: what are we measuring?

Take a look at this new report released by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) on the state of savings outreach. This report emphasizes the importance of accurate measurement in savings promotion. Accurate measurement and analysis are a key component of the Truelift methodology. Savings has been shown an important piece of the pro-poor microfinance puzzle. … Continue reading

Announcing: New and Improved Truelift Indicators Tool

Announcing: New and Improved Truelift Indicators Tool

A new version of Truelift Indicators Tool is now available! We have made significant changes to the Tool’s usability and are excited to share them with you. This newest version of the Indicators Tool includes the Pro-Poor Principles, Essential Practices and Indicators used by Truelift for evaluation and learning. Please note: While we are making the Indicators Tool available … Continue reading

Announcing: Javier Vaca, new Truelift Steering Committee member

Announcing: Javier Vaca, new Truelift Steering Committee member

Javier Vaca We are very pleased to welcome Javier Vaca, Executive Director with Red Finaciera Rural (RFR), to the Truelift Steering Committee. Welcome Javier! Carmen Velasco, ProMujer Founder and Truelift Steering Committee Co-chair, welcomes Javier’s new role with Truelift: “For Truelift, having Javier Vaca as a member of our Steering Committee is of great value and … Continue reading

Announcing: Laurence Bottin, new Microfinance Technical Review Committee member with Truelift

Announcing: Laurence Bottin, new Microfinance Technical Review Committee member with Truelift

Laurence Bottin We are pleased to welcome Laurence Bottin, Senior Analyst with Planet Rating, to the Truelift Microfinance Technical Review Committee. Welcome Laurence!   Planet Rating has selected Senior Analyst Laurence Bottin as their Microfinance and Technical Review Committee representative with Truelift. Laurence has been with Planet Rating since 2011, beginning as an analyst for Latin America. … Continue reading