Responsible Finance through Local Leadership in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Representatives from the eight African microfinance associations involved in the program traveled to India in May to listen and ask questions of the leaders from Indian microfinance associations. Their mission? Gain a better understanding of the core elements of the comprehensive, unified Code of Conduct for microfinance institutions in India.
The Africa Regional Network Summit was held December 4, 2013 in Arusha, Tanzania. The summit was facilitated by the SEEP Network, AFMIN, and ADA in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.
In partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, SEEP hosted two training sessions with MIX called, Using MIX Market data to produce relevant data analysis for the market. Microfinance associations that are part of the Responsible Finance through Local Leadership in Sub-Saharan Africa Program participated in the three day intensive trainings held in November in Burkina Faso and in December in Rwanda.
In partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, SEEP hosted training sessions for participants in the SEEP Responsible Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa Program on March 24th-26th, 2013 in Dakar, Senegal.