Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation Lends $3.7M to Assilassimé Solidarite of Togo, Agora Microfinance Zambia
The foundation has announced its disbursal of local-currency loans to Togo-based Assilassimé Solidarite in an amount approximately equivalent to $2.5 million and Agora Microfinance Zambia in an amount approximately equivalent to $1.2 million.
SEEP is seeking input, resources, and examples from WEE working group members to spark dialogue and inform upcoming activities on this key topic.
At AFI’s Policy Leadership Dialogue on 29 September, Governor Rolle said that "access to mobile wallets and digital payments must be as universal as access to cash."
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said the establishment of a digital banking framework is particularly relevant as billions of people affected by the pandemic are driving a historic and dramatic shift in consumer behavior.
The app will provide access to the company’s e-Wallet, local food delivery, and other mobile ecommerce solutions, as well as its recently announced mobile fintech platform for microlending, driver’s license testing payments, and mental health consultations.
CRECER IFD from Bolivia, Dreamlopments Ltd. from Thailand and Fonkoze from Haiti announced as finalists for the European Microfinance Award 2021.
This year, in preparation for COP 26 and to bring the environment to the forefront of the entrepreneurial discussion, AFIIP also launched a green prize to provide additional resources to financial innovations that can generate green outcomes.
The first physical event of this dimension for the microfinance sector since the pandemic began, this next edition will focus on the essential: networking and bringing people back together.