This publication, available in English, French and Spanish, presents the innovations and success factors of the ten (10) semi-finalists of the European Microfinance Award (EMA) 2020 “Encouraging Effective & Inclusive Savings”, including the Award winner, Muktinath Bikas Bank Ltd. The 2020 EMA aimed to highlight the importance of savings in building resilience of low-income households.
The 10 selected initiatives are profiled in the publication in 3 categories:
The publication is made by e-MFP, co-organisers of the European Microfinance Award with Luxembourg’s Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs within the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and InFiNe.lu. The 10 semi-finalists are selected by an Award Selection Committee composed of e-MFP and InFiNe.lu members.
The European Microfinance Award recognises innovation and excellence in financial inclusion. The Award serves two parallel goals: rewarding excellence, and collecting and disseminating the most relevant practices for replication by others.
InFiNe.lu is the Luxembourg platform that brings together public, private and civil society actors involved in inclusive finance. The value of InFiNe.lu lies in the wide range of expertise characterised by the diversity of its members.
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