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Kompanion Financial Group Receives the 5th European Microfinance Award

Kompanion Financial Group Receives the 5th European Microfinance Award

During European Microfinance Week, Kompanion Financial Group was presented the 5th European Microfinance Award for its commitment to both microfinance and environmental sustainability.  For this year’s award, 26 applications from 19 countries were received. The Luxembourg Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Romain Schneider said, “We offer this prize to stimulate innovation in … Continue reading

Quiz: How Poverty-focused is your Institution?

Quiz: How Poverty-focused is your Institution?

At the 2014 Microcredit Summit in Mérida, Mexico, Truelift conducted the workshop “How Pro-Poor is your Institution? Improving Client-Level Outcomes With Essential Practices and Indicators From Truelift”. This session interactively walked through the Pro-Poor Principles and highlighted key essential practices from the Truelift Indicators tool to demonstrate what pro-poor practice is and how an institution … Continue reading

2014 Web Events: Survey

2014 Web Events: Survey

What works for you?  ¿Qué funciona para usted? Qu’est ce qui vous convient le mieux? < 5 minutes   Click here for English Let us know your preferred subjects, times and language for an upcoming series of web events on poverty-focused microfinance. Haga clic aquí para español Déjanos saber sus temas, las horas y el idioma preferidos … Continue reading

EVENTS: Microfinance India Summit

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. Working Conversations for … Continue reading

Event: Reclaiming the Heart of Microfinance

Event: Reclaiming the Heart of Microfinance

Truelift Executive Director, JD Bergeron, will be speaking on November 13th at the Korbel School of International Studies in Denver Colorado. Reclaiming the Heart of Microfinance Presented by DU’s Korbel School of International Studies and Colorado Microfinance alliance The modern microfinance movement was born of the desire to make a real difference in the fight against global … Continue reading

Notes from a Microfinance Conference – NYC 2013

Notes from a Microfinance Conference – NYC 2013

On April 18, 2013 a panel of distinguished experts, including JD Bergeron, Director of Truelift, met in the New York office of Baker & McKenzie to discuss important questions pertaining to microfinance . What follows is a summary of JD’s responses to these questions. The role and efficacy of microfinance in eradicating poverty 1) What has … Continue reading

SPI v4.0: A convening of experts in Paris

SPI v4.0: A convening of experts in Paris

Next week, Truelift Executive Director, JD Bergeron, will be among a team of experts tasked with ongoing development of version 4.0 of the CERISE social audit tool – the SPI or Social Performance Indicators tool. For those of you already familiar with the SPI this new version 4.0, set to launch in early 2014, will … Continue reading

Call for Tools! Tracking progress of poor people

Call for Tools! Tracking progress of poor people

Do you track progress of people living in poverty? Know someone who does? We need your input! Choose one of the TWO ways below to submit your tool for Tracking Progress of People Living in Poverty – email or the form below. Once you have submitted we will follow-up with you as soon possible. To learn more about … Continue reading

Video: What is Truelift?

Video: What is Truelift?

Watch the video below from our 13 June 2013 webinar: What is Truelift? In the video, Truelift Director, JD Bergeron, discusses our commitment to positive and enduring change in the lives of people living in poverty, and celebrates the culmination of three years of work and industry collaboration renewing the focus on the pro-poor objective … Continue reading

Webinar – What is Truelift?

Webinar – What is Truelift?

13 June 2013 (Thursday) 10:00am EDT Email: info[@]truelift.org  to RSVP   Ask yourself why you got involved in microfinance in the first place? If you’re like us, you got involved in microfinance in order to make a real difference for people living in poverty. We are pleased to invite you to join us in a renewed commitment … Continue reading