SAM- African Microfinance Week- October 2017

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Registration open for Certificate in 'Digital Money' course

AEMFI is pleased to announce that registration for Certificate in Digital Money Course is now open.

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Call for Papers: Microfinance Development Review

The Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions (AEMFI) is planning to publish its Microfinance Development Review (MFDR) Volume 12, No.1.

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Why Social Performance Management is important

By managing both their social and financial performance MFIs can be effective in achieving their social and financial performance MFIs can be effective in achieving their social mission and growing into sustainable businesses.

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Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions (AEMFI) is pleased to announce the 9th biennial microfinance conference that will be held from November 23-26, 2016 in Jigjiga, Somali region. The theme of the conference is "Innovation to promote inclusive finance for a sustainable development in Ethiopia".

Somali microfinance institution will be hosting this event, which is the first of its kind in the region. The conference is hoped to bring various microfinance practitioners in the sector, technology providers, stakeholders and donors to share good practices and innovative ideas. For further information regarding registration, please contact the conference organizing team. For your needs to stay in Addis, you can visit our newly established guest house- inclusive guest house by clicking here.

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9th Biennial microfinance conference Novermber 23-26,2016

The 9th biennial microfinance conference was held from November 23-26,2016 in Jigjiga.


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The Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions (AEMFI) was established in June 1999 as a non-profit non-governmental organization after its legal registration by the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice.

Currently AEMFI has 35 member MFIs providing microfinance activities in the areas of credit delivery, saving, money transfer, and pension payment services in 8 of the 11 regional states/administrative organs of the EFDRE.


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AEMFI currently has about 30 member organizations.

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