Press releases

  • Aug
    2015
    24

    Deutsche Bank stellt erneut 90 Millionen Euro für Mikrofinanzfonds EFSE in Südosteuropa bereit

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  • May
    2015
    15

    EFSE DF extends support to ‘The Kosovo Banker’ magazine until end 2016

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Events

  • Apr
    2015
    1

    Workshop on Mobile Banking in cooperation with the Association of Serbian Banks

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  • Mar
    2015
    18

    Workshop on agrifinance in cooperation with the Association of Serbian Banks

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Highlights
  • EFSE Annual report 2013

    EFSE – Supporting 16 Economies on their way to growth
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  • EFSE Annual Meeting 2014

    Yerevan, 17 to 19 June
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  • EFSE DF-Project: Informing households about specific risks of mortgage loans


    The EFSE Development Facility (EFSE DF) developed a brochure to inform Armenian households of the specific risks associated with mortgage loans. more
  • EFSE Advisory Group Meeting


    The traditional end-of year meeting of the EFSE Advisory Group Meeting took place at the beginning of the December in Vienna. more



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About EFSE

EFSE provides sustainable funding to micro and small enterprises helping them to grow, generate additional income and to create employment, as well as to low-income families assisting them in the improvement of their housing conditions.

Videos

  • EFSE CLIENT STORIES - ARMEN & LAURA KHACHATRYAN

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  • EFSE DF – Buying a home with a mortgage loan

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  • EFSE - A Success Story in
    Development Finance

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  • EFSE - A success story of microfinance investing in Southeast Europe

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  • Little school of banking -
    Nir and eir, Nks i eks

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  • Little school of banking -
    Macroeconomic indicators,
    Makroekonomski pokazatelji

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  • Little school of banking - Swift

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Success Stories

  • Ownership is the best motivation

    The story of Omar Baxturidze, Dental Practice, Georgia

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  • Success nurtured in the greenhouse

    The story of Šemsa Karić, Greenhouse and Tillage Farming, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Oiling the wheels of entrepreneurship

    The story of Teimuraz Meqvevrishvili, Food Oil Distiller, Georgia

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  • Entrepreneurship in practice

    The story of Milan Mihailov, Veterinary Practice, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Nurturing the seedlings of success

    The story of Ali Dedja, Greenhouse produce grower, Albania

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  • The sweet taste of achievement

    The story of Lirije Ilazi/Rolleo, Confectionery, Kosovo.

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  • Adapt. Innovate. Grow.

    The story of Aleksandar Aleksovski, Locksmith, metal working, Macedonia.

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  • The fruits of perseverance

    The story of Sargis Manukyan, Produce/fruit farm, Armenia.

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  • My recipe for success? A passion for service – and great food!


    The story of Narine Divanyan, “Levart” – food/pizza & sandwiches shop, Armenia.

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  • Access to credit? Icing on the cake!

    The story of Armen Khachatryan, Bakery/ VAHAN KHACHATRYAN AND FRIENDS LLC, Armenia.

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  • Steady progress with a strong partner

    The story of Sergey Sinizkiy, grain and industrial crop grower, Ukraine

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  • Sharing the vision of entrepreneurship

    The story of Martin Povolni, manufacturer of heating systems, Serbia

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  • Big things have small beginnings

    The story of Bratislav Gačanović, manufacturer of fishing bait, Serbia

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  • Like a good harvest, success is
    something you grow.


    The story of Florin Neacsu of farming company SC ASMIN SRL, Romania

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  • Sharing the vision of entrepreneurship

    The story of Maria Barbu of farming company SC Manistef Servexim, Romania

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  • Cut out for success

    The story of Neđo Raković, Founder of a family-owned cypress tree and ornamental plant nursery, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Cut out for success

    The story of Samir Talić, Founder and general manager of a sawmill, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  • Weaving a pattern of success

    The story of Kornel Boldižar, Knitwear Manufacturer, Serbia

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  • Setting the stage for success

    The story of Saša Ivanović, Bojan Ivanović and Zorica Janjić, Founders of Skills Division, Serbia

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  • Evolving with new opportunities

    The story of Carolina Maimaş, Co-owner and manager of a family farm, Republic of Moldova

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  • A recipe for growth

    The story of Maria Angelica Marksteiner, Founder and owner of a bakery, Romania

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  • Committed to the land

    The story of Augustin Motintan, Dairy farmer, Romania

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  • Realising the potential

    The story of Giorgi Nikolaishvili, Founder and general manager of a maternity hospital, Georgia

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  • Adding value to the neighbourhood

    The story of Givi Shekiladze, Owner and manager of a convenience store, Georgia

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Themes

Responsible Finance

Responsible finance has become an increasing concern in microfinance and traditional banking.

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Words from our Donors & Investors

  • Stefan Füle,
    European Commission

    Maintaining the course through dedicated and consistent support

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  • Dirk Niebel,
    Former German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

    EFSE – a German development cooperation success story

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  • Dr. Norbert Kloppenburg,
    Member of the Executive Board of KfW Bankengruppe

    A source of stability in a challenging environment

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