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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 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

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

The Truelift team is growing!

The Truelift team is growing!

Truelift is pleased to welcome several new interns and volunteers to the team in 2014. Below our new team members are listed, as well as some old friends who continue to support our pro-poor microfinance mission. We are also still recruiting for Research and Case Studies and Tech Assistant internship positions. Email info[@]truelift.org to learn … Continue reading

Announcing: Sybil Chidiac, new Truelift Steering Committee member

Announcing: Sybil Chidiac, new Truelift Steering Committee member

Sybil Chidiac We are very pleased to welcome Sybil Chidiac, current Senior Technical Advisor Learning and Knowledge Management of Access Africa programs with CARE USA, to the Truelift Steering Committee. Welcome Sybil! Anne Hastings, former CEO of Fonkoze and current Truelift Steering Committee member, comments on Sybil’s new role with Truelift: “Sybil is a great choice! She … 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