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  • Learning the Client Perspective on Pricing: Insights from the Field

    Published on October 21, 2011

    MFTransparency’s financial education team in Rwanda has been learning a lot about the client perspective as we complete the first phase of our financial education pilot program. Through interviews and focus groups, we are learning directly from clients about the experience of making borrowing decisions based on price, and learning about what approaches to education are effective and which may be less effective.

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    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: Financial Education
  • Financial Education: From Rwanda to Russia

    Published on September 16, 2011

    MFTransparency’s Financial Education Program is focused on developing a set of financial education materials addressing clients’ ability to make decisions about borrowing based on the prices of microloans.

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    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: Financial Education
  • MFTransparency on Oikocredit, CGAP and Opportunity International

    Published on August 19, 2011

    MFTransparency authors have had great opportunities lately to guest blog for some leading industry organizations, including Oikocredit USA and CGAP. We are excited to share the concepts that we train industry leaders around the world in through these new channels. The following is an overview of two guest posts we’ve recently published.

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    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: Financial Education
  • Conférence malienne sur la protection du consommateur en microfinance

    Published on July 29, 2011

    Lors de mon séjour au Mali dans le cadre de l’Initiative sur la Tarification Transparente, j’ai eu l’occasion de participer à l’Atelier National sur la Protection des Clients, organisé conjointement par l’Association Professionnelle des Institutions de la Microfinance du Mali (APIM/Mali) et Terrafina Microfinance.

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    Countries: Mali
    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: Consumer Protection
  • Consumer Protection Conference in Mali

    Published on July 29, 2011

    During my stay in Mali, as part of the Transparent Pricing Initiative, I had the opportunity to participate to the National Workshop on Consumer Protection jointly organized by the Malian Microfinance Professional Association (APIM/Mali) and Terrafina Microfinance.

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    Countries: Mali
    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: Consumer Protection
  • Financial Education: Key Component to Responsible Pricing

    Published on July 13, 2011

    Financial education, financial literacy, and financial capabilities are hot topics in development today. They have the attention of donors and of governments all over Africa – and all over the world. Financial education is also a key activity in MFTransparency’s enabling APR & EIR Program.

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    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: enab APR&EIR, Financial Education
  • Launch of the Transparent Pricing Initiative in Zambia and Tanzania

    Published on June 29, 2011

    Earlier this month we launched the Transparent Pricing Initiative in Zambia and Tanzania with training workshops in Lusaka and Dar es Salaam. In just the first few weeks of these projects we have already learned a lot about the pricing practices in these markets and the role that MFTransparency can play in providing institutions with technical skills for implementing more transparent pricing.

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    Countries: Tanzania, Zambia
    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: enab APR&EIR, Pricing Initiative
  • Governor of the Bank of Zambia proclaims transparent pricing imperative for responsible lending

    Published on June 20, 2011

    During his inaugural address at MFTransparency’s Transparent Pricing Initiative in Zambia launch, the Governor of the Bank of Zambia stated that it is “imperative that all institutions provide the price of their loans in terms of the Annual Percentage Rate rather than a monthly percentage”.

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    Countries: Zambia
    Category: MFTransparency Blog
    Tags: enab APR&EIR, Pricing Initiative