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African Microfinance Pricing Transparency Leadership Forum

Published on August 17, 2011

The presence of representatives of more than 24 African countries, as well as a number of industry experts and technical assistance providers, made this event a success. MFTransparency looks forward to continuing the many important conversations started at this event with participants in the coming weeks.

Event Materials

In the following sections you can download all the presentations from the event as well as electronic versions of the materials distributed through the conference bags.

Day One

Session Speaker(s) Presentation
How microfinance differs from traditional finance Chuck Waterfield CEO, MFTransparency Download
Overview of Basic Interest Rate and Pricing Methods Chuck Waterfield CEO, Alexandra Fiorillo COO, MFTransparency Download
Calculating Prices: Variety among Official Country Rates Chuck Waterfield CEO, Alexandra Fiorillo COO, MFTransparency Download
Pricing Disclosure and Truth-in-Lending Policy: International Examples and Standards. Alexandra Fiorillo COO, MFTransparency Download


Day Two

Session Speaker(s) Presentation
Inaugural address Professor Njuguna Ndung’u, Governor Central Bank of Kenya Download
Standards for Responsible Finance Djibril Maguette Mbengue, Microfinance Specialist, CGAP EnglishFrench
Olive Kumali, Executive Director, Supervision Bank of Uganda Download
Chuck Waterfield CEO, MFTransparency Download
Pricing Calculation Ghépié Anin, Directeur des Etablissements de Crédit et de Microfinance, BCEAO Download
Gladys Chongo Mposha, Assistant Director-Financial Analysis, Bank ofZambia Download
Overview of Available Resources Crispin Bokea , Alliance for Financial Inclusion Download
Djibril Maguette Mbengue, CGAP Download
Michael Fabbroni, Microfinanza Rating Download
Audrey Linthorst, Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) Download
Ingrid Smit, Planet Rating Download
Beth Porter, Smart Campaign Download
Leah Wardle, Social Performance Task Force Download
Beth Porter, UNCDF Download


MFTransparency Resources

Document File
Event Program Download
Resources Guide English, French, Portuguese
Case Study: Outlawing Flat Interest in Cambodia Download
Case Study: Standardized Loan Documentation in Bosnia Download
Discussion Corner: Reserve Bank of Malawi on Pricing Disclosure Download
Flat vs Declining Balance Interest Rates Download
Model Repayment Schedule English, French, Portuguese
Policy Matrix English, French, Portuguese
Prakas on the Calculation of Interest Rates English, French, Portuguese

The African Microfinance Pricing Transparency Leadership Forum was hosted by MFTransparency in partnership with Steering Committee members from Agence Française de Développement (AFD), African Microfinance Network (AFMIN), Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), with support from Luxembourg Cooperation. MFTransparencywould like to extend a special thank you to lead donor AFD and supporting donors Luxembourg Cooperation and UNCDF.

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