EVENTS: Microfinance India Summit

ACCESS Assist is hosting the annual Microfinance India Summit next week, featuring several events on poverty-focused microfinance. Join Truelift Executive Director, J.D. Bergeron, and many other industry leaders in renewing the focus on the pro-poor objective of microfinance.

ALL events will be held in New Delhi, India as part of the Microfinance India Summit.

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Working Conversations for Improving Client Outcomes

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Wednesday 11 Dec 2013
14:15-16:15

Join us for a working conversation and workshop activities designed to address the challenges faced by practitioners in service of clients living in poverty. This is an open session of the Poverty-focused Microfinance Working Group, co-hosted by Truelift and the Social Performance Task Force

  • Why should we be interested in outreach to the bottom 40% of households?
  • How can we design our systems and products to be relevant to the bottom 40%?
  • How can we most usefully track progress for our poor clients?
Session Contributors:
  • Frances Sinha, EDA Rural Systems, India
  • J.D. Bergeron, Truelift, United States
  • Devahuti Choudhury, Grameen Foundation, India
  • DSK Rao, 100 Million Project, Microcredit Summit Campaign, India
  • Lamkhomang Kipgen, WSDS-Initiate, India

From Responsible Inclusive Finance to Poverty Focus

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Wednesday 11 Dec 2013
9:00-13:00

Session Contributors:
  • J.D. Bergeron, Truelift, United States (Moderator)
  • Laura Foose, Social Performance Task Force, United States (Moderator)
  • Frances Sinha, EDA Rural Systems, India
  • Isabelle Barres, Smart Campaign, United States
  • Alex Rizzi, Smart Campaign, United States
  • Suresh Krishna, Grameen Koota, India

Transforming the lives of the poor clients:  A microfinance journey

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Monday 9 Dec 2013
14:15-15:30

Session Contributors:
  • D.S.K. Rao, Microcredit Summit Campaign, India (Moderator)
  • Steve Hollingworth, Freedom from Hunger, United States
  • C.S. Ghosh, Bandhan Microfinance, India
  • Larry Reed, Microcredit Summit Campaign, United States
  • J.D. Bergeron, Truelift, United States
  • Mukul Jaiswal, Cashpor Microfinance, India
Click here for more information on this workshop

Questions? email us at info@truelift.org for more info or to RSVP

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