Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Deadline for application: 30 June 2021 at 23:59 (GMT time) Through its over US$60 million fund, the FFR works to reduce poverty and promote development by leveraging both international and domestic remittances and migrant capital in rural areas of developing countries. In this context, the FFR intervenes in Africa through the Platform for Remittances, Investments and […]


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A), Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and Nathan Associates are pleased to present a webinar based on, Agricultural Leasing in sub-Saharan Africa document. Although leasing is a growing form of asset finance in African markets, its use in agriculture remains a nascent concept. Why is this the case? How could […]

11- 15

Monday, May 11, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020

Many microfinance institutions (MFIs) are facing increasing  competition, tougher regulations and/or branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This Master Class seeks to equip participants with state of the art technical know how  in various topics and a good understanding in newer trends in the microfinance & financial inclusion space. Course Content Responsible […]

04- 08

Monday, April 4, 2016 to Friday, April 8, 2016

The threat of risk and fraud plays a significant role throughout the digital financial services industry. This course will examine risk and fraud management at three levels: Customer; Agent network; Digital financial services provider.  This course is targeted for Mobile network operators, banks, other financial institutions and third party providers looking to buttress safety controls […]

07- 18

Monday, September 7, 2020 to Friday, September 18, 2020

The School of African Microfinance (SAM) annual training program is a chance for executives to convene, connect and collaborate on top issues facing the financial inclusion industry. Designed for middle to senior managers from microfinance institutions, microfinance banks, SACCOs, regulatory organizations and donor programs, SAM is known for gathering financial inclusion visionaries in a close setting […]

04- 15

Monday, September 4, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

Financial institutions, such as microfinance institutions and banks at the forefront of delivering financial services to millions of unbanked are required to maintain and improve operational efficiency, portfolio quality and capital reserves. MFIs and banks must mitigate against possible significant withdrawals of savings and deposits, declining flow of remittances and rising inflation. To meet these […]

13- 14

Thursday, October 13, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016

The Microinsurance Acceleration Workshop 2016 looks beyond the frontiers of a conventional business plan for a profitable microinsurance market. It was created to inform the participants on all the latest developments of microinsurance in Africa and beyond. During this two-day program participants will be able to learn about: The microinsurance client; The most profitable microinsurance products for this market; […]

02- 06

Monday, July 2, 2018 to Friday, July 6, 2018

Savings and Credit Cooperatives have a key role to play in inclusive finance by providing financial services to those that are at the bottom of the economic pyramid. This program will enhance the role of Sacco’s in carrying out their activities. The five-day program is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of these institutions by building […]

26- 29

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Thursday, November 29, 2018

Strengthen credit risk and delinquent portfolio management capacity within your microfinance institutions (MFIs) or small and medium enterprise (SME) bank. Enhance credit risk assessment and management practices and improve processes for early risk identification, loan portfolio monitoring and delinquent portfolio management. Learning is achieved both by knowledge delivery and, equally, through the exchange of experience and best practices. In this […]

06- 11

Sunday, March 6, 2016 to Friday, March 11, 2016

This course is an introduction to digital financial services for those considering either making a deployment or leveraging existing deployments. The course will provide an introduction to the basic foundational details of digital financial services, necessary for people to take subsequent courses. The course is targeting Banks, microfinance institutions, mobile operators, and other providers who […]