AEMFI has successfully conducted its 25th Anniversary event from November 28 – December 1, 2023 at Haile Grand Addis Ababa. The theme of the conference was Microfinance in A Digital Era; Financial Inclusion for Job Creation and Women Empowerment”. More than 250 participants have attended the event both from the local and abroad. The event was accompanied by different panel discussions, launching of Ethiopian Microfinance day, 12th Biennial international conference, field visits and media briefings.
To further promote the microfinance industry and raise public awareness, November 28, 2023 has been endorsed to be Ethiopian Microfinance day as of 2023. During the event, different panel discussions were conducted which brought together key stakeholders to discuss about the development of microfinance industry.
Many research papers were also presented by the academicians, development partners, fintech companies and financial institutions. During the 12th Biennial international conference Dire Microfinance has been selected to host the 13th Biennial international conference.
The event was hosted by Siinqee Bank and sponsored by different organizations.