CRECER recognized as Truelift Leader

CRECER recognized as Truelift Leader

 We are excited to announce that Crédito con Educación Rural, or, CRECER, is the first Latin American organization to achieve the Leader milestone for its adherence to the Truelift Pro-Poor Principles. In the areas of, “purposeful outreach to people living in poverty” and “tracking progress of people living in poverty” this organization has reached the … Continue reading

Milestones on the Journey to Better Service Clients Living in Poverty

Milestones on the Journey to Better Service Clients Living in Poverty

Truelift has four milestones on the journey to better serve clients living in poverty: Aspirant, Emerging, Achiever, and Leader.  Click this link to read descriptions with hypothetical profiles of institutions at each milestone. Each profile presents just one example of pro-poor practices that are associated with each marker of the pro-poor journey.

KMF is first Truelift Milestone Institution in EECA

KMF is first Truelift Milestone Institution in EECA

Truelift is excited to welcome KMF in Kazakhstan as a Truelift Aspirant. KMF is the first in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region to attain Truelift Milestone international recognition. KMF was the winner of our first-ever contest for pro-poor microfinance practitioners. The contest, offered in partnership with Microfinance Centre (MFC), was done in … Continue reading

Truelift is a Convergences World Forum 2014 Network Partner!

Truelift is a Convergences World Forum 2014 Network Partner!

On September 8, 9 and 10 at the Palais Brongniart and Paris City Hall, the 7th  edition of the Convergences World Forum will tackle the following topic “Goal 2030: Building tomorrow’s world together”. Gathering emblematic figures and international experts, the World Forum is the place where public and private actors, as well as people from the civil society, students … Continue reading

Giving Microfinance Clients a Voice

Originally posted on Center for Financial Inclusion blog:
> Posted by Alexandra Rizzi and Alyssa Passarelli, Deputy Director and Communications and Operations Assistant, the Smart Campaign The Smart Campaign has worked tirelessly for over five years to embed the Client Protection Principles into the microfinance sector, and increasingly, the broader financial inclusion community. Yet until now,…

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