The 22nd Session of the COMCEC held in Istanbul in November 2006 designated the SESRIC to take full responsibility as the coordinator institution for the exchange of views sessions of the COMCEC. The Session also designated “Micro-Credit Financing and Poverty Alleviation in Member States” as the theme for the Exchange of Views at the 23rd Session of the COMCEC, due to take place in November 2007 in Istanbul. In this connection SESRIC has organized a workshop on the theme “Micro-Credit Financing and Poverty Alleviation in OIC Member States”.
Definition and Scope of Micro-Credit Financing
Objectives and Goals of the Workshop
Information for Participants
Islamic Development Bank - IDB Microfinance Experience
Asian Development Bank - "Challenges of the Microfinance Sector in Asia: The Asian Development Bank’s Experience"
BRAC - "BRAC Microfinance Program in Bangladesh and its International Replications"
FINCA International, Afghanistan - Networking,Training & Technical Cooperation for Microfinance Growth & Sustainability
Kiva Overview for MFIs - Raising Low Cost Debt Capital from Social Investors via the Internet
Shahid Beheshti University & Director of R&D, BKI - The Organizational Structure of Qard-al-Hassan Funds in Iran
UNCDF & UNDP - Building Inclusive Financial Sectors in Africa [BIFSA]
UNDP-Syria - Rural Community Development at Jabal al Hoss
ADFIMI - An Introduction to ADFIMI
SANABEL - The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries
Grameen Trust - Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Projects
Islamic Centre for Development of Trade - Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Global Problems of Financing
Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) - "Micro Credit Financing and Poverty Alleviation in OIC Member States - BRI Unit Microbanking System"
Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) - "Micro Credit Financing and Poverty Alleviation in OIC Member States - Financial Literacy Training for Microbanking Customers"
Zakoura Foundation - "Non Financial Services in Zakoura Foundation for Micro Credit Morocco"
KOSGEB - Small And Medium Industry Development Organization